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green plantain storage hack
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How to Store Green Plantains (VIDEO)

Learn how to store green plantains to have ready-to-use green plantains whenever you need them!
Prep Time5 minutes
Total Time5 minutes
Course: Fruits
Cuisine: African
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Servings: 4
Calories: 272kcal


  • 4 green plantains


  • Cut off the ends of the plantain with a knife.
  • Slice along the ridges.
  • Remove the skin.
  • You can slice the fruit with a knife or V-Blade Slicer, grate it with a grater, or puree it with a blender. It depends on how you use it.
  • Put the slices in resealable or freezer bags.
  • Freeze them.



  • Buy green and firm plantains to keep them longer. 
  • Use airtight containers as alternatives to resealable bags.
  • Prepare them for storage depending on the dishes or drinks you plan to make.


Serving: 1 (of 4) | Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 66g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 0.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.04g | Sodium: 4mg | Potassium: 771mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin C: 36mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg