How to Choose and Store Plantains
Buying PlantainsAvoid shriveled or mushy fruit, and check for signs of mold. As they ripen, plantains go from green to yellow to black; they can be eaten at every stage.
Storing PlantainsKeep at room temperature, where they will slowly continue to ripen. When at desired ripeness, eat within three days.
Peak Season for PlantainsAvailable year-round.
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