Yuca with Garlic Sauce

Yuca con Mojo

Preparation info
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    • Difficulty


Appears in
A Taste of Cuba

By Cynthia Carris Alonso

Published 2018

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  • 1 yuca (Cuban yuca, if possible— they are longer and narrower than other yuca roots)
  • cup olive oil
  • 2


Fill a saucepan with cold water. Rinse the yuca, then peel it: begin by cutting the ends off the root. With the skin still on, use a very strong kitchen knife to cut the yuca into 2-inch logs. With a paring knife, carefully peel the skin off each log, either by standing the logs on a cutting board cut side down and peeling them, or by holding them and peeling them like an orange. Next, cut each