Don’t throw your banana peels away! You’ll be amazed what you can do with the skins that we usually throw in the garbage (or hopefully, compost). This zero waste way of cooking is not only sustainable, but healthy as well. Here’s 16 delicious banana peel recipes – Watch, and learn how to eat banana peels.
Are banana peels poisonous?
No! They’re edible, and actually packed with nutrients. They contain high amounts of vitamin B6 and B12, as well as potassium and magnesium. In many parts of the world banana peels are part of the cuisine, but not commonly in the West. It’s very important to thoroughly clean the banana peels before cooking and eating them, since they might have been sprayed in the banana groves. Always choose organic bananas. Banana peels are generally prepared in some way, cooked, fried or boiled, but they can be eaten raw.