Yuca with Garlic and Rosemary

Yuca is a mild-flavored starchy root vegetable with a tough dark skin that is peeled like a potato. Here, cut-up yucca is boiled and tossed with rosemary and garlic.

Makes:
6 servings
Start to Finish:
25 mins
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Yuca with Garlic and Rosemary

Ingredients
1 1/2
pounds yuca root or medium potatoes
3
4
teaspoons margarine or butter
1 1/2
teaspoons snipped fresh rosemary or 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
 
Salt
 
Pepper

Directions

  1. Scrub yuca or potatoes thoroughly with a stiff brush. Peel and cut into 2-inch pieces. If using yuca, remove fibrous string from the center.
  2. In a medium saucepan cook yuca or potatoes, covered, in a small amount of boiling lightly salted water for 10 to 12 minutes or until tender; drain. Return to saucepan.
  3. Meanwhile, in a small skillet cook garlic in margarine or butter over medium heat about 30 seconds. Remove from heat stir in rosemary. Pour rosemary mixture over yuca or potatoes, tossing gently to coat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Makes 6 side-dish servings.

Nutrition Facts

(Yuca with Garlic and Rosemary)
    Per serving:
  • 172 kcal cal.,
  • 3 g fat
  • (1 g sat. fat,
  • 0 mg chol.,
  • 39 mg sodium,
  • 33 g carb.,
  • 0 g fiber,
  • 4 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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