Place the plantains in a saucepan with the water and cover. Boil on high for 45 minutes or until soft. Once soft, discard the water and mash with electric mixer or by hand after adding the milk, margarine, salt and pepper.
Serve as a side dish with any kind of meat. Substitute for mashed potatoes to liven-up an ordinary meal.
Nutrients per Serving:
Calories 328; Fat 8.9 g; Cholesterol 1.1 mg; Fiber 5.1 g; Sodium 180 mg; Protein 4 g; Potassium 1144 mg; percent calories from Fat 21%.
2 plantains (green or yellow), peeled and cut in half
1/2 cup (low fat) milk
5 tbsp. margarine
salt and pepper
6 cups of water