Basic information

Name: Sauteed plantains & sweet potatoes

Yield: 6

Categories side dish



 2 c
 Sliced cooked sweet potatoes or yams
 2 Tbs
 Butter or margarine
 2 Tbs
 Cooking oil
 2 Tbs
 Butter or margarine
 2 Tbs
 Chopped fresh thyme, dill, chervil, or savory
 Plantains, peeled & chopped
 1/2 c
 Chopped green onion
 1/2 c
 Chopped cooked ham (opt)
 1/2 c
 Chicken or beef broth
 Garlic clove, minced
 Salt to taste
 Pepper to taste


In a large skillet, melt the first 2 tablespoons of butter and cooking oil until hot. Add potatoes, plantains, onion, ham, if desired, and garlic. Cook stirring frequently, about 5 minutes. Add broth. Cover and simmer 10 minutes or until plantains are tender. Add remaining butter and desired fresh herbs. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper.