Top these caramelized plantains, seasoned with vanilla, cinnamon, and pecans, with Crema Espesa, thickened cream mixture. Look for plantains close to bananas in produce sections. Ripe plantains have sweet flavor; green plantains are firm, less sweet, and prepared similar to squash and potatoes.
2ripe medium plantains or 4 firm bananassee savings
3 tablespoonsmargarine or buttersee savings
1/4 cuppacked brown sugarsee savings
1 teaspoonvanillasee savings
1/4 teaspoonground cinnamonsee savings
2 tablespoonschopped pecans or walnuts, or slivered almonds, toastedsee savings
1/2 cupCrema Espesa (see Recipe Center)see savings
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