Smart Snack



1 pound yucca (cassava) (fresh, cut into 3-inch sections and peeled)
cooking spray (as needed, non-stick

1. In a kettle, combine the yucca with enough cold water to cover it by
1 inch. Bring the water to a boil, and slowly simmer the yucca for 20 to
30 minutes, or until it is tender.
2. Preheat oven to 350 F.
3. Transfer the yucca with a slotted spoon to a cutting board. Let it
cool and cut it lengthwise into 3/4-inch wide wedges, discarding the thin woody core.
4. Spray cookie sheet with the nonstick cooking oil spray. Spread yucca wedges on cookie sheet
and spray wedges with cooking oil spray. Cover with foil paper and bake for 8 minutes. Uncover
and return to oven to bake for an additional 7 minutes.

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