- In a kettle, combine the yucca with enough cold water to cover it by one inch. Bring the water to a boil, and slowly simmer the yucca for 20 to 30 minutes, or until it is tender.
- Preheat oven to 350ºF.
- Transfer the yucca with a slotted spoon to a cutting board, let it cool, and cut it lengthwise into ¾-inch-wide wedges, discarding the thin woody core.
- Spray cookie sheet with the nonstick cooking oil spray.
- Spread yucca wedges on cookie sheet, and spray wedges with cooking oil spray. Cover with foil paper and bake for 8 minutes. Uncover and return to oven to bake for an additional 7 minutes.
From Flavors of Fiesta by University of Illinois Extension