Vegetable

Butter Cassava (Yuca)

January 16, 2020
Photo by Renee' Simeon
Author Notes

A delightful combination of butter, cassava and seasonings all salted together for a flavorful dish! —Off The Wheaten Path

  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 20 minutes
  • Serves 3-4
Ingredients
  • 1 pound cassava, frozen
  • 1 cup grated carrots
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons butter or dairy free substitute
  • pinch dried parsley
  • salt and pepper to taste
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Add the frozen cassava to a pot of water and boil until tender. About 15 - 20 minutes.
  2. Once cassava is cooked, drain and let cool until you can handle easily without buying your hands. Cut into cubes and set aside.
  3. In a large skillet, over medium high heat, heat butter, add garlic, onion and carrots, sauce for a minute or two until fragrant and onions are translucent.
  4. Add the cassava and toss to coat the cassava in the butter and the veggies are evenly combined. Cook for a minute or two until the butter in absorbed, season with salt and pepper to taste, then remove from heat and serve.

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