Plantain Breakfast Sandwich

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2015/03/30 by nikkiledford

I sure do love my Plantain Pancakes with Ginger Syrup, but I typically opt for more savory breakfast foods. This sandwich offers the best of both worlds. Sweet plantain pancakes are fantastic with the crispy, salty bacon and buttery avocado slices.

There are tons of healthy and satiating fats in this meal. It should keep you satisfied all morning and possibly into the afternoon!

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Plantain Breakfast Sandwich

Pancakes:

1 small ripe plantain
2 Tbsp. almond meal
1 egg
1/4 tsp. baking powder
pinch of salt
coconut oil or ghee for frying

2 slices of bacon, cooked
1/2 or whole avocado, sliced (depending on size)

  1. Make pancakes according to this recipe (basically blend and fry!). These amounts will make about 4 – 5 pancakes.
  2. Using pancakes as “bread” add bacon and avocado in between for a quick breakfast!
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