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How To Bake A Green Fig (Banana) Pie

Go grab a hand of Green Fig (Green Bananas) because today we’re learning how to make Green Fig Pie.

Yield: 6 to 8 Servings


Unsalted Butter - 2 tbsp + ¼ cup

Green Figs (Banana) – 2 lbs

Vegetable Oil - 2 tbsp

Garlic - 1 tbsp (finely chopped)

Onion - ½ cup (finely chopped)

Pimento Peppers - 2 tbsp (finely chopped)

Peas and Carrots – 1 cup

Salt - ½ tsp

Black Pepper - ¼ tsp

Evaporated Milk - ¾ cup

New Zealand Cheddar Cheese – 2 cups (grated)

Parsley - ¼ cup (finely chopped)


 Using 2 tbsp of butter, grease a small pyrex dish (approx. 8 inches) and set aside.

 Separate bananas from the bunch and add to large pot.

 Add vegetable oil and enough water to cover.

 Bring to a boil and allow to cook for about 10 mins or until bananas are cooked (a knife should slice through easily).

 Strain the bananas and allow to cool until you can handle them by hand for peeling.

 Preheat oven to 350 F.

 Once you have peeled the bananas, cut into ½ inch pieces and set aside.

 Using a medium pot over medium heat, add butter, garlic, onions, pimento and peas and carrots.

 Stir and allow to cook for 3-4 mins.

 Once the onions become translucent, add the bananas, salt, and black pepper.

 Mix well and reduce the heat to low.

 Once the bananas become a little softer, mix in the milk and 1 ½ cups of cheese.

 Remove from heat, add parsley, mix and pour into greased dish.

 Top with remaining cheese.

 Place in oven and bake until cheese on top has browned.


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