Fried plantains for brunch or dessert.
1 package Simply Organic Mole Sauce Mix
1 cup water
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 medium plantains, almost ripe (dark yellow to brown with spots, not black)
1 1/2 cups low-fat whipped cream or 1 1/2 cups vanilla ice cream
Prepare Simply Organic Mole Sauce according to package directions. Remove from heat, set aside and let cool.
Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Peel and slice plantains in 1/4-inch thick diagonal slices. Fry two minutes per side, remove from pan and let cool, keeping oil heating.
Flatten slices to half their width between wax paper with a mallet or rolling pin. Return to skillet and fry two more minutes per side. Divide the slices into serving bowls and top each with 2 to 3 tablespoons Simply Organic Mole Sauce Mix and 1/4 cup whipped cream or ice cream.
Alternative serving is to dip plantain chips in Mole as appetizer.
Mole Sauce Mix
A traditional chocolate chili sauce used in Mexican fare. Pairs best with chicken breasts and pork enchiladas.
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As prepared, each serving contains 270 calories, 20g total fat, 65mg cholesterol, 380mg sodium, 24g total carbohydrate and 3g protein.