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Oven-Fried Yucca

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Oven-Fried Yucca
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  • Makes: 6 servings

Yucca is a starchy vegetable with a taste and texture similiar to while potatoes.  Enjoy this yucca side dish with one of  your favoite protein- or vegetable-based entrees. 

Ingredients

  • 20 pieces of yucca (cassava) (fresh, cut into 3-inch sections and peeled)
  • 1 cooking spray (as needed, non-stick)

Directions

1. In a kettle, combine the yucca with enough cold water to cover it by 1 inch. Bring the water to a boil, and slowly simmer the yucca for 20 to 30 minutes, or until it is tender.

2. Preheat oven to 350 F.

3. Transfer the yucca with a slotted spoon to a cutting board. Let it cool and cut it lengthwise into 3/4-inch wide wedges, discarding the thin woody core.

4. Spray cookie sheet with the nonstick cooking oil spray. Spread yucca wedges on cookie sheet and spray wedges with cooking oil spray. Cover with foil paper and bake for 8 minutes. Uncover and return to oven to bake for an additional 7 minutes.

Source: National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), ">Stay Young at Heart

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 piece( 2 1/2 inches long) (58g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 108
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 9 mg
Carbohydrates 26 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 1 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 10 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 163 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 108
Total Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0 g
Linoleic Acid 0 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 26 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 1 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 1 g
Minerals
Calcium 10 mg
Potassium 163 mg
Sodium 9 mg
Copper 64 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 13 mg
Phosphorus 16 mg
Selenium 0 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 1 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 9 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Folate 12 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 16 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

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