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14 Banana Peel Recipes

These delectable recipes for banana peels are excellent if you’re seeking for methods to limit the amount of food that you throw away. There is a considerable probability that you accessed this roundup for no other reason than pure curiosity. However, since you are already here, you should probably save this page in your bookmarks.
I have compiled a list of my favorite banana peel recipes from South America, India, and Southeast Asia. Banana peels may be used in a wide variety of dishes.

Banana Peel Vegan Recipes

1. Banana Peel Vegan Pulled Pork Sandwich

Are you prepared to have your assumptions challenged? Yes? Check out this recipe for vegan pulled pork sandwiches made with banana peels to learn more. Don’t believe it? When I first tried it, I didn’t think it would be very nice, but after giving it a shot, I can now say that I was wrong.

There has been some misunderstanding about the appropriate level of yellowness vs the appropriate level of greenness for the bananas. The photographs and video I’ve uploaded show that the bananas I use are yellow in color. As opposed to becoming brown and becoming mushy to the touch, they are still rather firm to the touch and are just SLIGHTLY underripe (there are still some green tints around the stem). Do not use bananas that are mostly green in color. The texture of mostly green bananas is more comparable to that of plantains, which I explain in the piece that came before this one. To get them to soften faster, it is best to stew them in water first. (The use of green bananas was never suggested at any point in time in this recipe, yikes!)

2. Banana Peel Bacon

You read it correctly; I’m talking about bacon made from banana peels. A recipe for vegan bacon that is manufactured from the peels of bananas, which you would normally throw away. Am I crazy? Perhaps to some extent. Does it taste good? Yes, it does. It really, positively does!

When you are ready to cook the bacon, prepare a big skillet or frying pan by heating the oil over a medium flame. When the oil is heated, add the peels and fry them for a few of minutes on each side, until they are brown and have a little bit of a bubble to them. Because the sugars will burn, the environment might get little smokey; thus, you need ensure that your hood fan is turned on. Take out of the pan and let drain on some paper towel. As they cool, the crispiness of the coating should increase.

3. Dark Chocolate Nutty Banana Peel Muffins

These tasty and nutty banana peel vegan muffins will help you get the most out of the vegetables you buy. These sweetened with maple syrup are enhanced tremendously by the addition of dark chocolate. They won’t be around for very long!

Before you are ready to use them, you may keep banana peels in the refrigerator for three to four days before you need to use them. It goes without saying that you should not consume these muffins if you suffer from a sensitivity to bananas or banana latex.

4. Banana Peel Recipe | Vegan Carnitas

Prepare yourself for a delectable banana peel dish. Banana peel carnitas are deliciously seasoned with a variety of aromatic herbs, spices, and citrus. Carnitas are excellent in burrito bowls, taco salads, and tacos because of their flavor and the ease with which they may be prepared. This dish will change the way you feel about banana peels for good!

This recipe calls for yellow bananas that have not yet reached their peak ripeness. There should be some green on the ends of the banana, but the rest of the banana as a whole should not be green.
This recipe for carnitas banana peel requires that you peel between four and six bananas. You may bake something immediately with the flesh, or you can freeze it for later use. It is recommended to use frozen bananas while creating banana nice cream or adding them to smoothies.

5. Banana Peel Stir Fry

Banana is one of the plants that has the potential to be used in the most ways. There is never a time when any of its components should be ignored or thrown away. The banana itself may be eaten raw or cooked, depending on your preference; banana leaves are used for serving, banana flowers can be used to make cutlets or stir fry, banana stems can also be used to make a delicious stir fry, and banana leaves are used to wrap food! Even the skin of the banana may be used to make a really tasty stir fry that goes perfectly with rice. Isn’t it amazing?

It is possible to speed up the cooking process by chopping the banana peel into thin and small pieces. If you put the chopped banana peel in the water, it will stop the peel from becoming black while it sits there.

6. Organic Banana Peel Bread – Very Healthy

Banana peels are a rich source of anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory compounds, and they contribute to the delicious flavor of this vegan banana bread. Additionally, banana peels have been shown to be effective in treating depression and preserving our blood cells from deterioration. Additionally, the inclusion of banana peels in this bread significantly amplifies the banana flavor… And the preparation of this cake couldn’t be simpler.

The mixture should then be poured into a baking dish of 9 inches by 9 inches, and a mashed banana should be pressed into the batter on both sides of the baking dish. After that, place the pan inside of an oven that has been prepared to 350 degrees. Bake for 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the loaf comes out clean, or until the top of the bread is well browned.

7. Banana Peel Curry

A good number of individuals, without a doubt, find it hard to believe that one could actually consume banana peel. On the other hand, you may use them to prepare a fantastic curry! Try it!
It is important to note that the water in which the banana peels were soaked should not be discarded. They provide for an excellent source of fertilizer for your various plants.

Other banana peel recipes

8. Banana Peel Chutney

A Chutney that is both fiery and sour, made from the peel of raw bananas. A genuine recipe straight from the kitchen of my mother.
Put some oil on to heat in a pan.
Cumin Seed and chilies should be added.
Saute for a minute.
Saute the banana peel for three to five minutes, or until it reaches a dry consistency. Turn off the heat and let the mixture to cool down. Now mix together some sugar and salt, along with some tamarind paste. Make the ingredients into a smooth paste by grinding it.

9. Banana Peel Dhal

Don’t toss out those banana peels; you may utilize them to make a delicious dish called banana peel dhal. The banana peels contribute a pleasant texture and a flavor that is not overpowering at all, resulting in a meal that is both flavorful and not heavy. It is fine to consume banana peels as long as they have been well cleaned before consumption.

Add the banana peels and four cups of water that has been brought to a boil. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and continue cooking for 15 minutes while stirring regularly.

10. Black Forest Banana Peel Smoothie

Put all of the ingredients into a smoothie maker or a blender and process them at a high speed until they are fully smooth.
The mixture should be split between two glasses, and sliced banana should be placed on top.

11. How To Make Banana Tea For Restful Sleep

When it came to bananas, I believed I had everything worked out. They are great when baked into muffins with bananas and walnuts, when mixed into yogurt with a drizzle of honey, or when dried and stored as a snack to take with you. How about some banana tea before bed? Is that anything that actually exists?

Put the peel, cinnamon stick (if you’re using it), and water into a small saucepan, and bring it up to a boil. Cover the pot, bring the heat down, and let it simmer on low for 8 to 10 minutes. Take the pot off the heat and pour the peel through a strainer. Before serving, stir in the vanilla extract, if used, as well as the sweetener, if preferred.

12. Lindsay-Jean Hard’s Banana Peel Cake With Brown Sugar Frosting

When you next munch on a banana for a snack, be sure to keep the peel for a sweet treat. This scrumptious banana cake is fluffy, full of moisture, and has just a hint of banana flavor. Because of the decadent icing made with brown sugar, despite its airiness, this dessert is nevertheless quite rich.
If you want something that is even more delicious and wonderful, you might want to think about putting fresh bananas and toasted walnuts in between the layers.

13. Banana Peel Shanghai Recipe

Wanting to conceal fruits in your kid’s diet? The peel of bananas is the real stuff! The banana peel shanghai is one method that may be used to repurpose the banana peels rather of just tossing them away. This filling snack is easy to make and may be had whenever it’s most convenient for you during the day.

Put the banana peel Shanghai into a serving dish, and serve it along with your preferred dipping sauce. Enjoy!

14. B.l.T. (The B In This Recipe Stands For Banana Peel!)

We discussed Chef Ryan’s recipe for Banana Peels “Carnitas” Tacos in the previous week’s post. Now it’s time for her banana-peel-inspired twist on another timeless favorite: the B.L.T!
Assemble the sandwiches as follows: lightly toast the bread (if you so choose), spread it with the sauce of your choice, then stack tomato slices, banana peel bacon, and romaine lettuce. Enjoy it once you’ve cut it in half!

Melody c

Wednesday 24th of August 2022

What is the proper way to store banana peels? Or do they need to be used right away?

Mohamed Shili

Thursday 25th of August 2022

Banana peels should be used as soon as possible, but if you can't, you can always keep them in the freezer. They may be stored in the freezer for up to three months in a plastic bag.