Yuca is a root vegetable also known as cassava and is very common in the Cuban cuisine. For this Yuca Salad, the yuca is boiled and mixed with olives, onion, cilantro and a tasty vinaigrette dressing. This dish can be served hot or cold and pairs well with turkey or pork for a delicious meal.

Recipe created by Adriana of Adriana’s Best Recipes.

Yuca Salad

Amber Gray
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Dairy Free
Servings 8
Calories 283 kcal


  • 1 package frozen yuca
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon sazón Latino
  • 1/2 cup cut Spanish olives with pimentos
  • 1/2 red onion thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup chopped cilantro


  • Add yuca and 6 cups water to large pot. Heat over medium-high heat, covered, and cook 25-30 minutes, or until yuca is tender. Drain and cut into bite-sized pieces.
  • Whisk together lime juice, lemon juice, oil and sazón Latino.
  • Pour dressing over yuca. Add olives and onions. Mix well. Garnish with cilantro.


Calories: 283kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 1gFat: 16gSodium: 216mgFiber: 2gSugar: 1g
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