Sautéed Bananas

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This recipe is a simplified version of the New Orleans classic Bananas Foster. Served over French toast or with vanilla ice cream, this recipe will please your guests from morning to evening.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 firm, ripe bananas
  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar
  • ¼ cup orange juice

Directions

  • Peel the bananas and cut them in half crosswise, then again in half lengthwise. Set aside.
  • In a large sauté or frying pan over medium heat, melt the butter and brown sugar until the foam subsides, stirring to melt and brown evenly. Add the bananas, cut-side down, to the bubbling sugar. Cook for 2 minutes. Add the orange juice to the pan and cook for 2 minutes more.
  • Turn bananas over and cook another minute or two. Remove from heat and serve with the pan sauce drizzled over the bananas.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 firm, ripe bananas
  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • ½ cup dark brown sugar
  • ¼ cup orange juice

Directions

  • Peel the bananas and cut them in half crosswise, then again in half lengthwise. Set aside.
  • In a large sauté or frying pan over medium heat, melt the butter and brown sugar until the foam subsides, stirring to melt and brown evenly. Add the bananas, cut-side down, to the bubbling sugar. Cook for 2 minutes. Add the orange juice to the pan and cook for 2 minutes more.
  • Turn bananas over and cook another minute or two. Remove from heat and serve with the pan sauce drizzled over the bananas.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories310
Total Fat12g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium5mg
Total Carbohydrate55g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars41g
Protein2g