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Category : Plants & Vegetables       Region : Southwest ~ California       Rating : 3
Fried Yucca Petals

Contributor : Added by Administrator

Tribal Affiliation : Cherokee (born and raised in San Antonio, Texas)

Orgin of Recipe : Offered by Offered by Susan Marie Smith-Kennedy ...who learned this from Family recipe

Type of Dish : Contemporary & Traditional

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Ingredients

  • 2 Fresh Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 2 Medium Onions, Chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon Shortening
  • Flower Stalk From Yucca Plant
  • 1 Cup Water
  • Salt And Pepper, To Taste

Directions

Pull flower petals from stalk and wash in salt water.
Melt shortening in skillet and add flower petals, onion and tomatoes.
Stir gently until onions are soft.
Add water and simmer until most liquid is gone.
Salt and pepper to taste.

Note: The petals taste similar to cabbage.


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