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Green Fig (Banana) Pie

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Total Time1 hr
Course: Meats
Cuisine: Caribbean
Servings: 1 pie
Author: Felix (Simply Trini Cooking)

Ingredients

  • FOR PIE:
  • 1 hand of green fig bananas
  • 4 small potatoes or 2 large ones
  • 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
  • FOR FILLING:
  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bake in a hot oven (300°F) for about 45 minutes or until golden.