Green Plantain (grain-free) Sunday Brunch Pancake
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Equipment: high-speed blender like Vitamix or a good food processor, 15" non-stick ceramic skillet
Serves: 2
  • 2 medium size green or yellow plantains (if using yellow, be sure they are still firm), or 1.5lb
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • ¼ cup of coconut oil, ghee or lard, melted
  • generous pinch of sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons ghee or coconut oil, divided
  • Filling - sweet option (for 2)
  • 1 cup mixed berries
  • 2 tablespoons coconut butter
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla essence
  • pinch of sea salt
  • Filling - savory option (for 2)
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 strips of bacon, cooked
  • handful of arugula leaves
  • handful of sprouts
  • Whipped Coconut Cream (optional)
  • Coconut milk can, 13.66 oz (safe brands: Thai Kitchen or Native Forest)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
  • 3 drops of liquid stevia
How To Make
  1. Peel and slice up the plantain.
  2. Combine the plantain, lime juice, coconut oil and salt in a blender and blend until smooth. Add ⅛ of water if you need to help the blender blades work the batter.
  3. Melt 1 teaspoon of ghee in a ceramic non-stick skillet. If you use a cast iron skillet, the pancake might stick.
  4. Spread half the mixture in the skillet. I use hands to so that. Make the second pancake in the second skillet or after this one is done.
  5. Cover and leave an opening for the water to evaporate.
  6. Cook on low medium heat for 10 minutes or until the top is dry, then flip it.
  7. Cook for another 2 to 3 minutes or until browned.
  8. Serve with either sweet or savory filling.
To make the Sweet Filling:
1. Pulse all the ingredients in a blender.
2. Serve on top of the pancake.

To make Coconut Whipped Cream
1. Strain the liquid out of the can and transfer the coconut fat to a bowl. Add the vanilla essence and stevia.
2. Place the bowl in the freezer for 15 minutes. The coconut fat needs to be cold to turn into a whipped cream.
3. Take out of the freezer and whip it with a hand whisk until it gets light and fluffy (about 3 minutes). Use a hand mixer, if you have one. Blenders and immersion blenders won't work.
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