Sopa de Yucca (Yucca Soup)
1 pound of ground beef
1 package of frozen yucca (about 6 in package)
1 tbsp of olive oil
6 garlic cloves
1 bell pepper
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp onion powder
1 tsp cumin powder
1/4 cup of bread crumbs
1 package of Sazon Goya (If you like, it contains msg)
Salt and pepper to taste.
Place 1 onion, 3 cloves of garlic, and half bell pepper in a electric mixer
chopper until well chopped. When done combine with meat and add the egg, bread crumbs and powders as well as Sazon Goya (don't have to use) shape your meat balls and set aside.
In a large pot make a sofrito, with the remaining onion, garlic and green
pepper. Chop well and saute with olive oil until translucent, add your water
about 5 cups w/ 1 cup of white wine or cooking wine. Add salt and pepper to
taste, bring to a boil and add your meat balls. Boil for about 15 min and then
add the yucca. Cook on medium until yucca is soft and water is reduced. You may need to add some water or not. Also taste for salt and add as needed.