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                              BANANA CONDIMENT
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Ethnic                           Relishes
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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                         Stephen Ceideburg
    4                    To 6 over-ripe bananas (see
                         -note)
                         Juice and grated zest of 1
                         -lemon
      1/4   c            Sugar (optional)
 
   This chutney, from neighboring Zaire, goes well with curries. From “The
   Africa News Cookbook”.
   
   Peel and coarsely mash the bananas. Combine in a medium saucepan with the
   lemon juice, zest and sugar, if desired. Cook, stirring frequently, for 10
   to 15 minutes, or until thick. Keeps up to 2 weeks in a covered container
   in the refrigerator.
   
   For a more complex chutney, cinnamon, cloves and raisins may be added
   before cooking.
   
   Note: Ripen bananas in the refrigerator until they are dark brown and soft.
   
   Yields 1 cup.
   
   PER TABLESPOON: 25 calories, 0 g protein, 7 g carbohydrate, 0 g fat, 0 mg
   cholesterol, 0 mg sodium, 0 g fiber.
   
   From an article by Karola Saekel in the San Francisco Chronicle, 8/18/93.
  
 
 
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