Red bananas are a variety of banana with reddish-purple skin. They are smaller and plumper than the common Cavendish banana. When ripe, raw red bananas have a flesh that is cream to light pink in color. They are also softer and sweeter than the yellow Cavendish varieties,
with a slight mango flavor. Many red bananas are imported from producers in East Africa, Asia, South America and the United Arab Emirates. The most popular fruit in the world is the banana. I am sure that everyone ate bananas at least once. Few are those who do not enjoy the great taste of bananas.
But for those who like to eat bananas as snacks, we propose a new taste: red bananas.
Yes, there are other colors of bananas, not just yellow, as we are all accustomed. You’ll be wondering what is so special about red bananas besides color?
Taste: a mixture of banana and raspberry. Great, yeah?
Red bananas are wrapped in a shell of dark brown-reddish color and are usually smaller than the common yellow bananas.
On the inside, the fruit has a soft, creamy texture, pale pink color comes from beta-carotene content and has a sweet flavor.
Red bananas have a high nutritional value and contain large amounts of potassium, beta-carotene and vitamin C. A medium-sized banana contains 400 mg of potassium, which means it provides the body with 11% of the daily requirement of this mineral.
Potassium in red bananas is required for the proper working of the heart, proper muscle contraction and function of the digestive system. This excellent kind of banana is rich in vitamin C. One red banana covers 15% of vitamin C daily human needs. This powerful antioxidant is not only to protect the body from diseases, but also protects against free radicals, which means reducing the risk of heart disease and certain types of cancer.
Red banana is also rich in dietary fiber and only one banana provides 16% of the daily recommended amount of dietary fiber. These dietary fibers reduce the risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Due to the large quantity of vitamin B6 it contains, a red banana can provide even 20% of the daily requirements of the vitamin and protein to help metabolism and red blood cells.
These aromatic bananas with its unique flavor of yellow bananas and raspberries are an excellent complement to the fruit salad, ice cream or a banana split. It can be eaten raw, dried banana chips or baked in the oven. This delicious fruit is even softer and sweeter than the ordinary banana.
Succeeds only in tropical and subtropical areas and usually takes about 9 months to get ripe red succulent fruit. If you will have the opportunity and the chance to try out this wonderful fruit – enjoy maximum.
I think these red bananas are very tasty and nutritious. And this banana unusual color draws your eyes completely. If you put some red bananas in a bowl will certainly arouse curiosity of your friends or guests at a party.