12 Delicious Ways the World Eats Plantains

These sweet and savory plantain recipes showcase the fruit’s versatility in the kitchen

bySAVEUR Editors| PUBLISHED Jul 23, 2019 11:30 PM
12 Delicious Ways the World Eats Plantains
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Savory and starchy when green, and sweet and creamy when ripe, tropical plantains make more than just chips. Here are just a few of the many ways plantains are enjoyed around the world. Whether you roast it Caribbean-style, stew it with Indian spices, fry it as part of a Nigerian feast, or mash it into Dominican gnocchi, banana's starchier cousin has never been more appealing. Try all the ideas in our collection of sweet and savory plantain recipes below.