Banana blossom taco

Low protein banana blossom pasta

Recipe highlights

Total cooking time:

40 min


Low Protein Diet - Exchange value 2*



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150g banana blossom

25g Loprofin Mix for dusting

oil for frying


For the batter

100g Loprofin Mix

2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp sweet paprika

ground black pepper

pinch of cayenne pepper

1 tsp dried basil

50mls sparkling water


To serve 

Salad, low protein tortilla, salsa 


  1. Drain the banana blossom onto a kitchen towel and choose the full blossoms for this recipe.
  2. In a jug, make the batter by adding the Loprofin Mix, baking powder, paprika, dried basil, cayenne pepper and sparkling water - mix until you have a smooth batter which should look like double cream.
  3. Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium/high heat.
  4. Next dust the blossom into the Loprofin Mix, then into the batter to coat before adding them into the hot oil.
  5. Fry for a few minutes on each side until the batter is golden and crunchy.
  6. To serve, warm the tortilla and add salad and salsa then top with the cooked banana blossom.

Chef's tips

  • You can use jackfruit in this recipe.  
  • Add any spice to the batter, curry powder works great in this recipe.
  • You can use the fried blossoms for other recipes too including sweet & sour, curry and tomato sauce.
  • These don’t freeze so they need to be eaten when you make them.

This recipe is intended for patients who have been prescribed Loprofin by a healthcare professional.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Loprofin Range are Foods for Special Medical Purposes, for the dietary management of Inherited Metabolic Disorders, and must be used under medical supervision.

*The phenylalanine content indicated in this recipe is provided as a guide only. Please check the protein content on individual ingredients and food labels.

**Allergens may be present, please check individual ingredients and product labels. If concerned about allergens please contact your healthcare professional.