Yuca Fritters Stuffed with Cheese #SundaySupper

Yuca Fritters Stuffed with Cheese #SundaySupper

Yuca or Casava is very popular in my native country, we make lots of different meals and sweets with it and this fritters are one of the most popular. We absolutely love them and they are very simple to make, the best part of this dish is that you can make tons of the fritters with 2 pounds.

Perfect for picnics or parties, and even just because you want to chance your dinner that day. This is my inspiration for todays #SundaySupper; I want it to share with you a different finger food, a vegetarian option and of course a delicious dish.

yuca fritters directions

We enjoy the fritters with a pink or a tomato sauce, my personal favorite is this tomato sauce the am also sharing the recipe with you, it make the meal complete and give it an extra flavor.

You can also make a simple green salad, they are perfect with it or stuffed some lettuce and make a very creative hamburger.. Yum! I love how one dish change can completely if we just add different sides.

yuca fritters directions 2

So let me know what you think and don’t worry, I’m sure your kids will love this fritters too.

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Yuca Fritters Stuffed with Cheese #SundaySupper
Print Recipe
Yuca fritters, perfect for any night of the week.
Servings Prep Time
16 portions 20 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
16 portions 20 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Yuca Fritters Stuffed with Cheese #SundaySupper
Print Recipe
Yuca fritters, perfect for any night of the week.
Servings Prep Time
16 portions 20 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Servings Prep Time
16 portions 20 minutes
Cook Time
30 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: portions
Instructions
  1. For the Yuca: Place the yuca in enough water and let it cook until soft. Once ready remove the fiber that has in the center. Place in a stand mixer, and mix to cool a little. Add the egg yolks, cheese and butter and mix to combine.
  2. While the Yuca is cooking, make the sauce. In a pot heat to medium low heat, add oil, onion, garlic and tomatoes, cook until tomato is soft, add the tomato sauce, salt, pepper, cilantro and ketchup, cover and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Heat up enough oil to fry the fritters. Know Grab about 2 tablespoons of the yuca dough, make a tortilla shape and add a teaspoon of the cheese close and cover with egg white and immediately in breadcrumbs, place in a plate and make the rest. Fry for 3 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm with some sauce on top.
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I love this time of the year, is my favorite season and my favorite time in the kitchen, we have so much fun cooking, telling stories and sharing traditions with our kids, is just special for us.

All good story in my house has a plate of food next to it and this year and sharing with my girls this traditional and delicious recipe that is a must to make during the Posadas. Let me tell you a little bit, Posadas in my country are songs the we sing in the whole neighborhood, and we go from house to house; At the end we all gather in one house to finish singing and is when the delicious food appear.

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You can imagine all the delicious food everybody makes, sweet, savory, non-alcoholic drinks, and more, so many food that you ended up almost sleep in the couch.

My grandmother used to make Empanadas de Picadillo, so delicious, and they were a request, during this time, I have made a lot of my grandmothers recipes but this one is very close to my heart, because, the love and dedication the she always put in to her recipes comes true every time I make this empanadas.

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Empanadas are very traditional in my country and you can make then with any kind of meat, for us is just potatoes and La Morena Whole Jalapeños, yes the spicy in this filling is necessary and delicious, and don’t worry you can always have a cold glass of refreshing Coca-Cola to wash up the heat.

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And don’t worry you can always go to your favorite Northgate Market and find there La Morena Products and Coca-Cola, just remember to buy extra jalapeños to garnish the empanadas too. Buy (1) 7.5oz Mini Can or 6 pack PET bottles of any Coca-Cola brand + La Morena product and receive $0.50 off. Search #MejoresRecetas for carefully crafted amazing recipes from LA MORENA and Coca Cola and look for specially marked displays in your stores for extra savings.

I’d love to hear your favorite tradition during this season!

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Empanadas de Picadillo (Potato Empanadas) #MejoresRecetas #ad
Print Recipe
Empanadas de Picadillo, delicious crispy pastry filled with a mix of potatoes and tomato.
Servings Prep Time
36 single serving 40 minutes
Cook Time
35 minutes
Servings Prep Time
36 single serving 40 minutes
Cook Time
35 minutes
Empanadas de Picadillo (Potato Empanadas) #MejoresRecetas #ad
Print Recipe
Empanadas de Picadillo, delicious crispy pastry filled with a mix of potatoes and tomato.
Servings Prep Time
36 single serving 40 minutes
Cook Time
35 minutes
Servings Prep Time
36 single serving 40 minutes
Cook Time
35 minutes
Ingredients
Servings: single serving
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. For the filling Heat a pot to medium high heat and add some oil, cook onions until soft, add potatoes and tomato sauce, cook for 3 minutes, add the rest of the ingredients, with exclusion of the egg and the 1/2 teaspoon of water. Add salt and pepper, and mix well. Cover and cook for 15 minutes, cool completely before filling the empanadas.
  3. Prepare the puff pastry, you can thaw the pastry at room temperature for no more than 40 minutes or until pastry unfolds easily. Thawed sheets should still be cold, so you can get that delicious crispy exterior. Use a round cookie cutter and cut the puff pastry, fill one side with a teaspoon of the picadillo and fold the other half, glaze with the egg and water mixture.
  4. Bake for 15 minutes, and enjoy then at room temperature or warm.
Recipe Notes

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