Boiled Yucca with Mojo

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yucca pritikin recipe

Complex carbohydrates sources such as whole grains, potatoes, yams, and beans are super stars for our health because they deliver fiber as well as mega amounts of other nutrients. The Pritikin Eating Plan suggests at least 5 servings daily. Start with this delish recipe.

Boiled Yucca with Mojo
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Yucca, also known as cassava, is a Latin American root vegetable with a potato-like flavor and texture that is very absorbant, so it easily takes on the flavor of any other ingredients combined with it when baked, boiled, or sauteed. Mojo is the signature marinade of Cuba.
Prep Time Cook Time
35minutes 25minutes
Prep Time
35minutes
Cook Time
25minutes
Ingredients
Servings: about 6 cups Units:
Ingredients
Servings: about 6 cups Units:
Instructions
Yucca
  1. In a large pot, bring the 1 quart of water to a boil, and add yucca wedges, soy sauce, and black pepper. Boil till yucca is soft, about 20 minutes. Drain and keep hot.
Mojo
  1. Blend all Mojo ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Spoon over yucca wedges.

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