Pure de Yuca con Queso

This is a great dish that can either be served as a side dish or the main dish. Either way it is delicious and easy to make.


  • Servings- 5-7
  • Preparation Time- 1 hour


  • 4lbs of cassava (Try to find yellow cassava and prepare it by peeling it and then cutting into bite size pieces)
  • 6 tablespoons of butter (prepare the butter by melting it)
  • ¾ cup of grated parmesan cheese.
  • Salt and pepper
  • Chunks of butter that will be used for browning
  • 250 grams of cheese (prepare the cheese by grating it coarsely)
  • Parsley (prepare the parsley by chopping it. It will be used to garnish the finished dish.
  • Nutmeg

Preparation Instructions:

  • Take the chunks of cassava that you cut up and place them in water ensuring that the water covers all of the cassava. Bring the water to a boil and proceed to cook until the cassava is both tender and soft. Then remove the cassava from the water.
  • Now in a bowl mix the melted butter with the cassava mix the two. When that is done add the grated cheese and the season everything with salt, pepper and nutmeg.
  • Then pour everything into a baking dish and on top place the pieces of butter that you cut along with the salt and pepper, the grated cheeses and nutmeg.
  • Cook at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 20 minutes. When it is done cooking garnish it with the chopped parsley and serve.