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Yuca w/ Tomatillo Sauce

Yuca w/ Tomatillo Sauce
By: Chef Emerald Coleman


  • 2 lbs Yuca root
  • 1 8-oz package Tomatillos, husked and simmered until tender
  • 1 Jalapeño chili, seeded and stem removed
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup Cilantro leaves, washed
  • 1 medium onion, peeled and quartered
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste


1.  Rinse and peel yuca.  Cut lengthwise, remove core & slice.

2.  Place in a large sauce pan, cover with water.  Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, simmer 20-30 minutes or until tender. Remove from water when done

3.  Salt and pepper to taste. Keep warm.

4.  Meanwhile, in a food processor or blender combine remaining ingredients and process until smooth.

5.  Serve sauce over Yuca.

Serves 4-6.

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