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Kevin Curry

Chili Stuffed Plantain

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This recipe for a stuffed sweet plantains and turkey dish is a delicious and healthy way to enjoy a satisfying meal. The combination of ripe plantains, extra lean ground turkey meat, and black beans creates a protein-packed and flavorful dish. The tomato paste, roma tomato, red onions, and cilantro add freshness and color to the dish. Seasoned with a blend of sea salt, pepper, chili seasoning, and paprika, this skillet is sure to be a hit with the whole family.
To prepare the dish, start by using spray coconut oil or olive oil in a nonstick skillet and cook the plantain for approximately 15 minutes. A good indicator if the plantain is done is when it becomes soft. Alternatively, you can always bake it in the oven at 405 degrees Fahrenheit for about 25 minutes or so. While the plantain is cooking, season the turkey with the chili seasoning, sea salt, pepper, and paprika, and cook it in the skillet until it is fully cooked. Add the black beans to the skillet and mix everything together. Finally, add the tomato paste, roma tomato, red onions, and cilantro, and mix everything together until well combined. Serve the plantain and turkey skillet hot and enjoy! This recipe is a great way to add some variety to your meal rotation, and is sure to become a go-to dish in your kitchen.
Overall, this plantain and turkey dish is a delicious and easy meal that is perfect for a weeknight dinner or a special occasion. It is packed with protein and nutrients, and is sure to satisfy your hunger and cravings. The combination of flavors and textures in this dish is sure to please, and the use of ripe plantains adds a unique and tropical twist to the dish. This recipe is also highly customizable, allowing you to adjust the ingredients and seasonings to your liking. All that is left to do is to enjoy!

Chili Stuffed Plantain

Ingredients

* Optional Substitution Note

Ingredients for 1 serving:

  • 1 ripe medium plantain
  • ~6.5 oz extra lean turkey
  • 1/4 cup black beans
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 roma tomato
  • red onions & cilantro to your liking
  • Seasonings: low sodium chili seasoning, sea salt, pepper, paprika.

Steps

Step 1

Use spray coconut oil in a nonstick skillet to cook plantain for about 15 minutes or until soft, or you can bake in the oven for 25 minutes at 405F.

Approx macros. To reduce carbs, use half plantain

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Details

Cook 15min

Nutrition per serving

Calories494cal
Protein49g
Fats3g
Carbs74g
About Kevin - author

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hey, I'm Kevin

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and maintaining an active lifestyle.

By experimenting in the kitchen and sharing my meals on Tumblr, I learned healthy eating is not boring! By making a few adjustments to my favorite foods, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my wellness goals while satisfying my desire for BANGIN food! 😅 Now I try to help people around the world realize that same level of freedom in eating regardless of budget. Welcome, let's #DemocratizeWellness together!