Are there easy recipes using bananas?

I need to make food (like, food-food, not dessert) using bananas. Are there any easy recipes I can make with bananas?
Anything you can basically eat as a meal, like dinner. No bread, no dessert, nothing like that. Thanks in advance!

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9 Responses to “Are there easy recipes using bananas?”

  1. Sugar Pie said:

    Banana Nut Bread (or skip the nuts)
    B Muffins
    B Pancakes
    B Waffles

    Any others I can think of are desserts!

  2. Nathalia K said:

    Ok, you might think I’m weird, but bananas go GREAT with black beans…

  3. cricketer_04 said:

    bananas wid apples oranges grapes wid mango juice…and add a little spice to it
    and then eat up wid ur spoon

  4. Larkin L said:

    Black Bean Banana Triangles
    * 2 tablespoons butter or oil
    * 2 bananas, sliced into rounds
    * 1/4 cup diced onion
    * 1 (15 ounce) can Black Beans, drained and rinsed
    * 1/2 teaspoon salt
    * 1 (17 ounce) package frozen puff pastry, thawed
    * 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack or Cheddar cheese
    * 1 egg, beaten with
    * 1 tablespoon water

    DIRECTIONS

    1. Heat butter or oil in medium sauté pan over high heat.
    2. Add bananas and sauté until golden.
    3. Move the bananas to a large bowl. Add onion to sauté pan and sauté 3-5 minutes until clear and soft; remove onions and combine with bananas.
    4. Add beans to banana, onion mixture. Using back of fork or potato masher, mash bean filling to coarse paste; season with salt and cool.
    5. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
    6. Unfold each puff pastry sheet on floured cutting board. Cut each into 9 squares.
    7. Place 1 heaping tablespoon of cheese in the center of each square.
    8. Place 1 tablespoon of filling in center on top of the cheese.
    9. Fold 1 corner of dough over filling to opposite corner, forming triangle. Using fork, seal edges of the dough.
    10. Arrange on rimmed baking sheet; brush with egg wash. Bake until golden brown and puffed, about 20 minutes.

  5. smdiner said:

    Banana Crumb Muffins

    1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    4 bananas, mashed
    3/4 cup white sugar
    1 egg, lightly beaten
    1/3 cup butter, melted

    1/2 cup packed brown sugar
    2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
    2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    1 tablespoon butter

    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease 10 muffin cups, or line with muffin papers.
    In a large bowl, mix together 1 1/2 cups flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. In another bowl, beat together bananas, sugar, egg and melted butter. Stir the banana mixture into the flour mixture just until moistened. Spoon batter into prepared muffin cups.
    In a small bowl, mix together brown sugar, 2 tablespoons flour and cinnamon. Cut in 1 tablespoon butter until mixture resembles coarse cornmeal. Sprinkle topping over muffins.
    Bake in preheated oven for 18 to 20 minutes, until a toothpick inserted into center of a muffin comes out clean.

    Banana Spice Cookies (sounds weird but they’re pretty good)

    1/2 cup butter
    2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
    1 cup white sugar
    2 eggs
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
    1/4 teaspoon baking soda
    1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
    3 ripe bananas, mashed
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1/2 cup chopped walnuts (optional)

    DIRECTIONS
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
    Beat butter or margarine with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add one cup of the flour, the sugar, eggs, baking powder, vanilla, cinnamon, soda, and cloves. Beat until thoroughly combined.
    Stir in the remaining flour. Beat in bananas and nuts. Drop by rounded teaspoons 2 inches apart onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool cookies on a rack.

    Banana butter icing (goes with the cookies)

    1/4 cup butter, softened
    1/2 cup mashed bananas
    1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
    1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
    3 1/4 cups confectioners’ sugar
    1 teaspoon cinnamon

    DIRECTIONS
    Cream together butter, banana, lemon juice, cinnamon and vanilla. Slowly beat in confectioners’ sugar, adding more if needed to make a nice fluffy, spreadable icing. Makes about 2 1/3 cups.

    Banana Fritters

    2 ripe bananas
    2 tablespoons milk
    2 eggs
    1 tablespoon margarine, melted
    1 cup all-purpose flour
    3 tablespoons white sugar
    1 teaspoon baking powder
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1 pinch ground nutmeg
    1 quart oil for frying
    1 cup confectioners’ sugar for dusting

    DIRECTIONS
    In a large bowl, mash the bananas. Mix in milk, eggs and margarine until smooth. In a separate bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir dry ingredients into banana mixture.
    Heat oil in a deep fryer or heavy bottomed pan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Drop batter by spoonfuls into hot oil, and cook, turning once, until browned, 2 to 8 minutes. Drain on paper towels and dust with confectioners’ sugar

    Chunky Monkey Pancakes

    1 cup all-purpose flour
    2 teaspoons baking powder
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    3/4 cup skim milk
    3 tablespoons butter, melted
    2 eggs
    1 tablespoon white sugar
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    1 large banana, diced
    1/2 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips
    1/4 cup chopped pecans
    cooking spray

    DIRECTIONS
    Combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt in a large bowl. Set bowl aside. In a separate bowl, whisk together the skim milk, melted butter, eggs, sugar, and vanilla. Make a well in the center of the dry ingredients and stir in the wet ingredients, being careful not to over mix the batter. Gently fold in the banana, chocolate chips, and nuts.
    Heat a large skillet over medium heat, and coat with cooking spray. Pour 1/4 cupfuls of batter onto the skillet, and cook until bubbles appear on the surface. Flip with a spatula, and cook until browned on the other side.

    Peanut Butter-Banana Pie

    Ingredients
    Crust:
    1 cup reduced-calorie vanilla wafer crumbs (about 30 cookies)
    2 tablespoons butter or stick margarine, melted and cooled
    1 large egg white, lightly beaten
    Cooking spray

    Filling:
    2/3 cup sugar
    3 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
    1/4 teaspoon salt
    1 1/3 cups milk
    2 large eggs, lightly beaten
    3 heaping tablespoons creamy peanut butter
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    2 1/2 cups sliced banana
    1 1/2 cups frozen reduced-calories whipped topping, thawed
    Preparation
    Preheat oven to 350°.

    To prepare crust, combine first 3 ingredients in a bowl, tossing with a fork until moist. Press into bottom and up sides of a 9-inch pie plate coated with cooking spray. Bake at 350° for 12 minutes; cool crust on a wire rack.

    To prepare the filling, combine the sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a small heavy saucepan. Gradually add the milk, stirring with a whisk until well-blended. Cook over medium heat until mixture comes t

  6. MIzzSweety said:

    banana pancakes, muffins or waffles
    fruit salad with bananas in it

  7. sabrina. said:

    Great fruit salad, you could totally eat this as a meal.

    Ingredients

    * 1/2 cup plain yogurt
    * 1/4 cup mayonnaise
    * 1 teaspoon lemon juice
    * 1 teaspoon honey
    * 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    * 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
    * Freshly ground black pepper
    * 1 Granny Smith apple, cored and diced
    * 1 cup seedless grapes, halved
    * 1 pear, peeled, cored and diced
    * 10 to 12 medium size strawberries, halved
    * 1 mango, peeled and diced
    * 1 banana, sliced
    * 1/3 cup chopped walnuts, toasted

    Directions

    In a small mixing bowl whisk together the yogurt, mayonnaise, lemon juice, honey, vanilla extract and salt. Season with pepper, to taste. Set aside.

    Place all of the fruit and the nuts into a large mixing bowl and toss to combine. Add the dressing, toss and serve.

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  9. Jonathan said:

    SAHManswers.com usually has fantastic recipes on there check them out




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