Yuca With Garlic-Lime Mojo

Pronounced YOO-kuh, this starchy root vegetable, also known as cassava, tastes similar to red potatoes. Check the produce section for yuca, which looks like a large sweet potato with a thick, brown skin, or order it online at www.melissas.com. Mojo (pronounced mo-ho) is a sort of vinaigrette flavored with garlic and lime or orange juice.

Yield: Makes 8 servings
Recipe from Southern Living

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Ingredients

  • 2 pounds yuca, peeled, halved, and cut into 3- to 4-inch pieces*
  • 3 teaspoons salt, divided
  • 6 garlic cloves, pressed
  • 1 large sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/3 cup fresh lime juice
  • Sliced onion rings (optional)

Preparation

  1. Bring yuca with water to cover and 2 teaspoons salt to a boil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 25 minutes or until tender. Drain well. Transfer yuca to a large bowl or serving platter, and keep warm.
  2. Stir together remaining 1 teaspoon salt, garlic, and next 3 ingredients in saucepan over medium heat; cook, stirring occasionally, 8 to 10 minutes or until onion is translucent. Spoon garlic mixture evenly over yuca; top with onion rings, if desired, and serve immediately.
  3. *1 (24-ounce) package frozen yuca, thawed, may be substituted for fresh.
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