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Yellow plantain porridge

Delicious Caribbean yellow plantain porridge - paleo, vegan and dairy free
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Caribbean
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2 servings
Calories 289kcal
Author Charla


  • 2 ripe plantains
  • 1 cup of warm water
  • 2 cups of almond milk or coconut milk works too
  • ¼ tsp of cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp of nutmeg
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract
  • condensed coconut milk or coconut sugar - as needed see post


  • Cut the ends off the plantain and then score each one length ways with a paring knife (not too deep).
  • Peel the skin from the plantain and discard
  • Slice both plantain and then place in a blender with water then puree.
  • Pour the mixture into a medium sized saucepan in medium/low heat
  • Proceed to stir in the nut milk .
  • Stir for roughly 10 minutes until the porridge is cooked through, do not leave or stop stirring because the porridge will quickly turn lumpy.
  • Add your spices along with the vanilla and sweetener - condensed or coconut sugar according to your desire.
  • Serve and enjoy!!


Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 59g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 340mg | Potassium: 924mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 2017IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 305mg | Iron: 2mg