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Fufu (Garlicky Plantain Puree)

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Coarsely chopped pecans; or
  • -pine nuts
  • 2 Ripe plantains;, peeled and
  • -sliced
  • 4 c Chicken stock
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 2 Scallions;, green part only,
  • -chopped
  • 3 Cloves garlic;, minced
  • Salt and freshly ground
  • -black pepper to taste


Preheat the broiler. Spread pecans or pine nuts on baking sheet and broil
for 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, or until fragrant, stirring once. Set aside. In a
large saucepan, combine plantains and stock and bring to a boil. Boil for
10 to 15 minutes, or until plantains are very tender. Drain the plantains,
reserving the liquid. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add
scallions and garlic and saut”š for 30 seconds, or until fragrant but not
brown. Add the reserved plantains and mash with a potato masher, adding 3/4
to 1 cup of the reserved stock, as needed, until puree has the consistency
of mashed potatoes. Stirring the toasted pecans or pine nuts and season
with salt and pepper.

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