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Plantain Salsa with a Citrus Vinaigrette

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Plantain Salsa with a Citrus Vinaigrette
serves 4 as a side dish with black beans Easy
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Ingredients (12)

  • 1 sweet plantain (yellow/maduro)
  • zest + juice of 1 lime
  • zest + juice of 1 lemon
  • zest + juice of 1 orange
  • 1/4 red pepper chopped
  • 1/4 red onion chopped
  • 1/2 cup cilantro finely minced
  • dash hot sauce
  • drizzle honey
  • 1 scallion finely minced
  • olive oil
  • salt + pepper to taste
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  1. 1Skin, slice and bake plantains at 350 until they are tender. Chop into small pieces.
  2. 2Mix the zest + juice of a lime, lemon and orange with 1/4 cup of olive oil, a dash of hot sauce, a drizzle of honey and toss together with the cilantro, onions and red pepper. Add chopped plantains, adjust for salt + pepper, and let sit for a while.
  3. 3Great topping for black beans. Add 1 can (unheated but rinsed) and toss.
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