Yucca root recipes

Collection by Lynna Krug Tyler

Lynna Krug Tyler

How to Use Paleo-Friendly Yuca

What is yuca? I recently began experimenting with yuca, a tuber that is found in both the fresh or frozen sections of large grocery stores. If you are unfamiliar with yuca, why not give it a try? Here's a primer for getting to know this versatile and tasty tuber. Yuca is a white tuber with a thick, waxy skin. It was a staple in South America in pre-Columbian times and continues to be an important part of South American and Caribbean cuisine. It is also widely used in Asian and African meals…

Garlic Mashed Yuca Root - A Paleo and Whole30 Side Dish

10 reviews
40 minutes

Mashed yuca is one of my favorite paleo and Whole30 side dishes. It's cheap, healthy, and easy to prepare, an excellent addition to a January Whole30 menu.

How to Cook Yucca Root

Learn how to cook yucca root in a few easy steps on the stove top. Yucca is used in the same way as potatoes in ethnic cuisine worldwide.


South American Yuca Fries (Yuca Frita) Recipe

76 reviews
50 minutes

Try a South American recipe for fried yuca wedges (yuca frita), a popular way to cook the cassava root which has a starchy, fibrous texture.

Roasted Cassava (Yuca Asado) Recipe - Food.com

I was looking for a different way to prepare yuca. Yuca is very bland on its own. It is good for fries and added to stews, but I wanted something a little different.

Cassava Cake

53 reviews
1.5 hours

This is a Pinoy dessert best served cold. It is easy to make if you are looking for a Filipino dessert.

How to Cook Yucca Root

How to cook yucca root with easy step-by-step directions on peeling and prep for cooking via stovetop or pressure cooker.

Yucca Root: Health Benefits,Nutritional Facts,Precautions and Recipes

Yucca root (Manihot esculenta) is a starchy, sweet, and nutty-flavored root vegetable.It benefits the immune system and skin health, inhibits oxidative stress, and treats those with arthritis and diabetes.

The Root Veggie that Relieves Arthritis Symptoms

Adding this root vegetable to your diet may help strengthen your immune system, boost skin health, reduce arthritis symptoms, protect against oxidative stress and keep blood sugar steady.

Yucca Root Nutrition

Yucca Root Nutrition. Yucca root, also known as cassava, is a tubular-shaped root vegetable that bares a resemblance to sweet potatoes. In South America, where it is commonly grown, yucca is used as a side dish, sliced up and made into chips or grated and made into pancakes, which are similar to potato pancakes. The ...