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Yuca Fries with Cilantro Avocado Ranch Dip

Yuca Fries with Cilantro Avocado Ranch Dip
Servings:
6
Total Time:
45 minutes
Active Time:
15 minutes

Ingredients

1 lb frozen yuca (3 cups)
Plastic wrap
1 lime, for juice
Nonstick cooking spray
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
1 1/2 teaspoons pepper, divided
1 teaspoon granulated garlic
2 medium avocados
1/2 bunch fresh cilantro
1 cup sour cream
1 (1-oz) packet ranch seasoning
2 cloves garlic

Steps

  1. Preheat oven to 450°F. Place yuca in large microwave-safe bowl with 2 cups water; cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on HIGH 8–10 minutes to soften. Drain yuca and set aside to cool. Squeeze lime for juice (2 tablespoons).
  2. Coat 2 baking sheets with spray. Dry yuca with paper towels to remove any excess water, then cut lengthwise into spears. Add to large bowl: yuca fries, 1 tablespoon oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1/2 teaspoon pepper, and granulated garlic; toss to coat. Arrange yuca fries in single layer on prepared baking sheets.
  3. Bake 20 minutes, turning halfway through cook time, until golden brown.
  4. Meanwhile, peel and pit avocados. Add to bowl of food processor: avocados, cilantro, lime juice, sour cream, ranch seasoning, garlic, remaining 1 tablespoon oil, and remaining 1 teaspoon each salt and pepper. Puree until smooth. Serve with yuca fries.

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Nutritional Information

Amount per 1/6 recipe serving: Calories 360, Total Fat 22.00g, Sat Fat 5.00g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 20mg, Sodium 850mg, Total Carb 40g, Fiber 6.00g, Sugars 2g, Protein 3g, Calc 4%, Vit A 0%, Vit C 0%, Iron 6%

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