Boiled plantains with a spinach sauce.


This month of May has been fitness month for me and a few others according to my twitter and instagram feeds. I am watching what I eat very closely and trying to eat as healthy as I can. I made up this recipe last week and posted the picture on instagram and by Facebook page. It got so many requests for recipes and likes that  I decided to share. Hope you enjoy! Let me know if you like it.

Boiled plantains with spinach sauce

1 large tomato Diced
1 large onion diced
1 large red bell pepper
1 cup spinach. Diced.
1 scotch bonnet pepper
1 Maggi/knorr cube
1/2 teaspoon curry
2 table spoons olive oil
Salt to taste

For plantain
2 plantains
1 cup water
Pinch of salt

In a pan add the olive oil and wait till it is hot.
Add the onions and sauté on low heat until it is see through.
Add the tomatoes and peppers (scotch and bell)
Add the Maggi, pinch of curry, and salt
Add the spinach and taste. Add more salt of needed.

For plantains.
In a pot boil water till it is boiling over. Peel plantains and cut in half. Bo for 10 mins or until a fork goes through easily.

Serve together. This meals serves 2.

Till next time!


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  1. wow.I will try this recipe thanks. although I would like to know the native name for spinach. thank you

  2. hi,i think ur im doing my fitness journey but im struggling with healthy foods to cook..i live in ghana/nigeria and i think theres very little healthy choices here..if u can plz put up more different varieties of healthy food recipes..plzzzzz…help a sister out

    • Hello I have a section called healthy Nigerian under the recipe index there for all healthy recipes I share.

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