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Flavor of the Week: Plantains outshine supporting roles

The relative of the banana stars in side dishes and is becoming more popular on menus

Plantains are related to bananas, but they are less sweet, so they’re typically served cooked — either baked or fried. They are commonly served as a side dish to meat-based entrees, and they are becoming more popular on restaurant menus. Find out more about this starchy fruit.

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