Yuca, the root of cassava plants, is a side dish on Cuban and other Latin American menus. Boiled and cut into bite-size hunks, it is not quite like any other vegetable, although its soft, white flesh is reminiscent of a well-baked potato. The pieces can be deep fried or presented glistening with garlicky oil and garlanded with slices of grilled onion.

Restaurants With This Dish

El Cristo


Mario’s Family Restaurant


Exterior shot of El Palacio de los Jugos
El Palacio de los Jugos



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