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Brazilian Bananas
from Chef Otaktay

"Bananas are baked in a citrus sauce then topped with coconut before serving in this tropical treat."

SERVES 12

  • 6 medium bananas, halved lengthwise
  • 1/2 cup fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons vegan margarine
  • 1 cup flaked coconut

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Butter a 9x13 inch baking dish.

Place the bananas into the baking dish. Combine the orange juice, lemon juice, sugar and salt in a pitcher or bowl; pour over the bananas.

Dot with margarine.

Bake for 15 minutes in the preheated oven. Sprinkle with coconut before serving.