Green Fig (Banana) Pie
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Recipe type: Meats
Cuisine: Caribbean
Serves: 1 pie
  • FOR PIE:
  • 1 hand of green fig (bananas)
  • 4 small potatoes or 2 large ones
  • 1½ cup cheese, grated
  • 1 tsp. green seasoning
  • 1 tsp grated onion
  • 1 clove grated garlic
  • 1 tsp. paprika
  • 1 tsp. chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp. chive, finely chopped
  • ¼ cup milk, low fat (1%)
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • ½ lb. minced meat
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 tsp. green seasoning
  • 1 tsp. chive, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp. chadon beni
  • 1 tsp. tomato paste
  • 2 tsp. chopped parsley
  • 1 pinch salt
  • Water
  1. Season and cook the mince meat with onion, garlic, and green seasoning. Add a little bit of water, tomato paste and the herbs. Allow to cook until most of the water has evaporated and the meat is cooked.
  2. Boil green fig and potatoes separately, do not overcook. Peel and grate the fig and potatoes. Mix in the butter and about 1 cup of grated cheese. Add the seasoning, herbs, and milk and mix well.
  3. In a greased dish, pour in half the fig mixture and add the minced meat. Top with a sprinkle of cheese. Pour the rest of the fig mixture. Sprinkle cheese on the top.
  4. Bake in a hot oven (300°F) for about 45 minutes or until golden.
Recipe by Simply Trini Cooking at