Payagua Mascada (Paraguayan Tortillas)

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READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Peel yucca, or cassava, and boil in salted water until tender, about 20 to 30 minutes (don't overcook).
  • Meanwhile, heat a skillet over medium heat and cook ground beef and onion, until meat is browned and onion is softened, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove yucca, or cassava, from heat and puree; mix with cooked ground beef, minced garlic, salt, cumin, and corn starch.
  • With wet hands, form into small tortillas or patties.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet, over medium heat, fry tortillas until golden, turn and fry other side; drain on paper toweling.
  • These will keep, refrigerated, for several days.
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