Not green but riper, still ok to eat but good for freezing, baking (like these GF Vegan Pancakes pictured) or Banana Ice Cream anyone? Read more about how you can also consume the skins which is another good reason to buy only organic fruit as well as support organic farmers.
Bananas are among the most widely consumed fruits on the planet and, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Americans' favorite fresh fruit.
It is important to carefully wash a banana peel before eating. Buy organic bananas only.
Banana peels are usually served cooked, boiled or fried in some capacity, though they can be eaten raw or put in a blender with other fruits. They are not as sweet as banana flesh. Riper peels will be sweeter than unripe ones.