Baked Plantain & Pineapple Dessert
ready in: 30-60 minutes
recipe id: 55317
cook method: oven, stovetop
2 yellow or brown plantains
1 can (8 ounce size) pineapple tidbits or chunks, drained
2 tablespoons margarine
1/8 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spray large baking dish with vegetable oil spray. Wash plantains and slice lengthwise, placing them cut-side up in dish. Top with drained pineapple chunks.
In a small saucepan place margarine, sugar and spices. Stir and heat over low until melted and bubbly, about one minute.
Pour mixture over plantains and pineapples. Cover with foil and bake for 35-40 minutes until plantains are tender when pierced with fork.
Remove plantains from skin, cut into 1-inch pieces and serve atop a scoop of ice cream, with some of the pineapple chunks too.
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