Purée de Malanga (Mashed Malanga)

Purée de Malanga

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Purée de Malanga (Mashed Malanga)
 
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Purée de Malanga (Mashed Malanga) is nutritious and is easily digested. It looks similar to Mashed Potatoes, but in my opinion taste much better. It was one of those comfort foods that I would eat as a child when sick and somehow always made me feel better.
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Recipe type: Side
Cuisine: Spanish
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • 2 large Malangas, peeled and boiled
  • 4 tbs Butter
  • Several splashes of Milk, if necessary
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. In medium sauce pot, place sliced malanga, cover with salted water (about 1 teaspoon of salt) and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to medium high for about 15 minutes or until tender.
  3. Drain water, then mash.
  4. Add butter, pepper and stir until smooth.
  5. If necessary, add milk in light splashes until you reach desired smoothness.
  6. Taste and adjust salt/pepper, if necessary.
  7. Top with dab of butter, gravy or a pan sauce made from the meat you are serving it with.
Notes
Inspired by: The dish my Abuela Mima used to make often.

Last edited: 02/09/2021

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10 Comments on “Purée de Malanga (Mashed Malanga)
    • Sounds great Ruth. If you ever have questions, let us know. Be sure to follow us on our Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and/or Pinterest.

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  1. I would like to thank you for a straight to the point recipe and not a 5000 word essay to get past before seeing the actual recipe. Can’t wait to try it!

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  2. Thank you for the malanga recipe. I was at the store and decided to buy a piece to face my fears. I’ve always walked by that little brown guy and always sighed. But this time was different. Thanks again!

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