Tropical Banana Delight
Recipe courtesy of CanolaInfo.org.
4 bananas, peeled, cut in half and sliced lengthwise
2 tablespoons canola oil
1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1 to 2 tablespoons orange juice or favorite liquor
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4 cup toasted coconut
1/4 cup macadamia nuts, toasted, coarsely chopped
- Prepare bananas. Heat canola oil in saucepan over medium-high heat. Add brown sugar, packed, orange juice and cardamom. Heat ingredients, stirring gently.
- Add bananas and continue to stir gently, spooning brown sugar, packed mixture over bananas as they cook. Do not over cook bananas as they will turn mushy.
- Transfer bananas to individual serving dishes and spoon sauce over top of each serving. Sprinkle with toasted coconut and macadamia nuts. Serve immediately.
Makes 6 servings.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 200; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Total Carbs: 30g; Fiber: 3g; Protein: 2g; Sodium: 10mg.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of CanolaInfo.org.