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Tropical Banana Delight

Tropical Banana DelightRecipe courtesy of

Recipe Ingredients:

4 bananas, peeled, cut in half and sliced lengthwise
2 tablespoons canola oil
1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1 to 2 tablespoons orange juice or favorite liquor
1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
1/4 cup toasted coconut
1/4 cup macadamia nuts, toasted, coarsely chopped

Cooking Directions:

  1. Prepare bananas. Heat canola oil in saucepan over medium-high heat. Add brown sugar, packed, orange juice and cardamom. Heat ingredients, stirring gently.
  2. Add bananas and continue to stir gently, spooning brown sugar, packed mixture over bananas as they cook. Do not over cook bananas as they will turn mushy.
  3. Transfer bananas to individual serving dishes and spoon sauce over top of each serving. Sprinkle with toasted coconut and macadamia nuts. Serve immediately.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/6 of recipe): Calories: 200; Total Fat: 9g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Total Carbs: 30g; Fiber: 3g; Protein: 2g; Sodium: 10mg.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of