By Adetutu Adetule

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Plantain is one of the good carbs you can eat and get away with.

Not only is it a good source of energy and starch, but it also aids bowel movement. Plantain has lots of minerals and it is a good source of vitamins A, C, B6, etc.

Yes, it is healthy, just like I mentioned above, the health benefit outweighs the cons if you are worried about the calories in plantain swallow. I heard it is a good source of carbs if you are diabetic.

Highly nutritious, plantains are grain-free and gluten-free and a good source of Magnesium, Calcium, and many other nutrients.

Incorporate plantain swallow into your weekly menu to balance out your diet.

It is not just to watch your weight but to keep on top of your health and dietary needs.

Look after your inner organs as much as you would care for your outer looks.


Green plantain 



Cut plantains into smaller bits and don’t peel.

Put sliced and non-peeled plantain in a blender, add water, and puree till smooth.

Transfer the plantain puree to a pan, place on medium heat, and stir with a wooden ladle.

The plantain should feel stretchy at a point and the colour slightly darker.

You will know when the plantain swallow is fully cooked.

It should take roughly about 3- 4 minutes.

Enjoy with any vegetable soup of your choice.


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