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How to Cook Yucca in the Instant Pot

An easy photo tutorial on how to cook yucca root in the Instant Pot (or pressure cooker). Yucca (a.k.a. cassava) is a lovely starchy root vegetable that can be incorporated into all sorts of dishes, similar to potatoes.

Instant Pot Yuca - a photo tutorial on how to cook yuca (or cassava) in the pressure cooker |

Yuca is one of my favorite root vegetables, and I don’t discuss it nearly enough! I just discovered my new favorite technique for whipping up the root to have on hand for all the meals. Spoiler alert: It’s the Instant Pot Yuca method, and I adore it so.

If you aren’t familiar with yuca (or cassava), here’s the gist. Yuca (pronounced “yoo-kuh”) is a very starchy root vegetable that is very common in Latin American, South Asian, Caribbean, and African cuisine. Look at it as a potato on steroids. It’s just that carb-o-licious.

Many moons ago, I posted a recipe on How to Cook Yuca Rootwhich uses the stove top method. When I went to the Dominican Republic a few years ago, I consumed more than my weight in yuca. It’s just so dang good!

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Beef and Root Vegetable Stew

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