Cassava balls with mozzarella filling


February 9, 2015


1Peel the cassava, cut into medium-sized pieces and place in a pot with water.

2Bring to the boil and cook gently.

3Pass the hot cassava through a sieve.

4Add butter, Parmesan cheese and egg.

5Knead to a smooth puree. Mix well. The puree should be thick.

6Shape into balls.

7In the center of each ball 1 slice of mozzarella cheese or butter.

8Then do the balls by cassava flour.

9In the freezer for a few hours or more rest.

10Heat the oil in a frying-pan.

11Fry the balls once the oil is hot.

12Remove balls from the pan when they are brown.


1 pounds of good quality cassava

2 tablespoons butter, at room temperature

¼ cup Parmesan cheese

1 up to 2 egg yolks, beaten




Buttery mozzarella into small cubes type to fill the ball (Optional)

Space, the required amount of

Optional: 2 teaspoons freshly ground red pepper

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