Side Dishes

Fried Plantain

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Plantains are cooked in a variety of ways the most popular being frying. When fried they are referred to as Dodo (in Nigeria at least), called other names in other West African countries. On its own, dodo can make a great side dish in combination with other rice or bean dishes.

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2 Just ripe plantains
Tomatoes (diced)
Red peppers (diced)
Onion (diced)
Vegetable oil
1. Peel the plantain and cut into any shape or size you prefer. Deep fry in hot oil for about 5 minutes or until golden brown. Drain excess oil by placing them on kitchen towel. Full recipe...
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Nutritions

Calories
204

Sodium
338mg
14% DV

Fat
1g
2% DV

Protein
4g
8% DV

Carbs
46g
15% DV

Fiber
2g
11% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV