Red Bananas

Americans are banana deprived. Although you can find the average Cavendish banana stocked in just about every store in the country, alternative varieties are few and far between. But if you’re lucky enough to stumble upon a banana with deep, reddish-purple skin, buy them immediately. Commonly known as red bananas, they are creamier, sweeter and all-around more flavorful than your everyday yellow Cavendish banana. They’re slightly smaller and plumper than regular bananas, with lightly pink flesh and a slight raspberry flavor. The red banana owes its distinctive color to the presenc..

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