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Yucca With Garlic Sauce (Yuca Con Mojo)

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“This is a staple of Cuba and of course, now of Miami. When you are preparing this recipe be sure to remove any "woody" parts from the center. You can use the frozen yucca or cassava, in place of the fresh. Just follow the package directions but add salt and lime juice to either.”
READY IN:
55mins
SERVES:
4-6
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Place yucca in saucepan; until yucca is just covered, add salt and lime juice and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until tender--about 30 minutes.
  3. Drain and keep warm.
  4. Mash garlic cloves into salt with mortar and pestle (or use food processor).
  5. Add garlic, lemon juice, and onions to olive oil in a separate pan, heat until bubbling, then pour over yucca.
  6. Toss yucca & sauce "lightly" cooking to saute over medium heat; till barely brown but not CRISP!
  7. Serve.

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