Mango Plantain Pie

Mango Plantain Pie

This recipe was developed from the influences of my trips to Cote d'Ivoire, West Africa, and the Caribbean. Serve warm or at room temperature.
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  • Serves: 1 person



  1. Step 1

    Place plantains in a pot with water to cover. Bring to a boil; cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain, transfer to a bowl, and mash until smooth. Add 1/2 cup white sugar, vanilla extract, cinnamon, and red food coloring.
  2. Step 2

    Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Flour a pie plate; line the plate with the pie crust.
  3. Step 3

    Pour the plantain mixture into the pie crust. Arrange sliced mangos on top and sprinkle with a pinch of sugar.
  4. Step 4

    Bake in the preheated oven until mostly firm, about 30 minutes.