Key Largo Bananas Flambe'


Makes: 4 Servings
Source: The New Family Cookbook for People with Diabetes
Book info:


  • 2 medium bananas, ripe but firm
  • 1/2 lime
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 1 tablespoon dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons rum


Peel the bananas and slice in half both lengthwise and
crosswise. (Each banana will be quartered.) Squeeze
the juice from the lime over the bananas.

Melt the margarine in a large nonstick skillet over
medium heat. Saute the bananas for 2 minutes per side.
Sprinkle with brown sugar; cook 1 minute more per side.

Drizzle with rum. Remove from the stove and carefully
ignite. Shake the skillet until the flames are extinguished.
Serve immediately on warmed dessert plates.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/2 Banana /2 slices):
Calories: 103,
Fat: 3g,
Cholesterol: 0mg,
Sodium: 35mg,
Carbohydrate: 17g,
Dietary Fiber: 1g,
Sugars: 12g,
Protein: 1g

Diabetic Exchanges:
1 Fruit,
1 Fat