Puso ng saging
Banana Heart burgers/ Puso ng Saging burgers
Banana hearts are actually where the banana grows from on a banana tree and they are some weird looking things. I’d never even heard or seen them before I’d come to the Philippines. They are reddish and oval shaped with a faint gassy aroma. They certainly wouldn’t have been something I’d have assumed you could eat if I’d just seen one of them on the ground.
However, despite the slightly odd appearance and strange smell, they are delicious and when made into burgers are quite simply yummy! They are filling, easy to make, if a bit time consuming, and often people don’t realise that there isn’t even a tiny bit of meat in them. This recipe was a joint discovery of me and my Ate Jean. We cook these on a regular basis for the kids at the charity we…