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Sausage & Peppers w/ Creamy Yuca Mash

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#ad Sausage and peppers over a creamy yuca mash with roasted garlic sauce? Yes please! We teamed up w/ @fieldroast to create this delicious recipe featuring their plant-based Bratwurst Sausage made with grains, fresh vegetables, and spices! Ya'll know we're not crazy about⠀ overprocessed veg alternatives, which is why we're so excited to work with @fieldroast products this year! ⠀ ⠀ For this recipe, we used their artisanal⠀ bratwurst sausage, which has 25 grams of quality plant-based protein per serving and is made with garlic, caramelized onions, caraway seeds, and other delicious ingredients! Yes, it's as good as it sounds. Yuca lovers, thank me later. Recipe below!! #FieldRoast #SimplyMade⠀ #FieldRoastBratwurst⠀ ⠀ Sausage and Peppers w/ Creamy Yuca Mash⠀ ⠀ Sausage & peppers:⠀ -4 @fieldroast Bratwurst Sausages⠀ -1/4 cup olive oil⠀ -3 bell peppers, your color of choice, sliced⠀ -1/2 red onion, sliced⠀ -1/2 cup tomato sauce⠀ -1 tablespoon tomato paste⠀ -1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes⠀ -1/2 teaspoon oregano⠀ -1/2 teaspoon black pepper⠀ -¼ cup fresh basil, chopped⠀ ⠀ 🍽On a pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat, and add the sausages. Cook for 1-2 minutes on each side until the sausages get browned.⠀ 🍽Remove the sausages from the pan, and add the sliced peppers and onions. Saute for 5-6 minutes with the oil, and then add the tomato sauce and paste.⠀ 🍽Cook for another 3-4 minutes, then add the sausages back in along with the spices. Cook together for 4-5 minutes, turn off the heat, and mix in your fresh basil. Enjoy with mashed yuca!⠀ ⠀ Yuca mash:⠀ -3 pounds yuca root, chopped into 3” chunks and peeled⠀ -1/4 cup butter, cream cheese, or ricotta cheese⠀ -Salt, to taste (directions continue in comments 👇🏽)

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Sausage and Peppers
Ingredients
  • 4 Fieldroast Bratwurst Sausages⠀
  • 1/4 cup olive oil⠀
  • 3 bell peppers, your color of choice, sliced⠀
  • 1/2 red onion, sliced⠀
  • 1/2 cup tomato sauce⠀
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste⠀
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes⠀
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano⠀
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper⠀
  • ¼ cup fresh basil, chopped⠀
Instructions
  1. On a pan, heat the olive oil over medium heat, and add the sausages. Cook for 1-2 minutes on each side until the sausages get browned.⠀

  2. Remove the sausages from the pan, and add the sliced peppers and onions. Saute for 5-6 minutes with the oil, and then add the tomato sauce and paste.⠀

  3. Cook for another 3-4 minutes, then add the sausages back in along with the spices. Cook together for 4-5 minutes, turn off the heat, and mix in your fresh basil. Enjoy with mashed yuca!⠀

Creamy Yuca Mash
Servings: 4
Ingredients
  • 2 1/2 pounds of yuca root, chopped into 3” chunks and peeled
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • Salt, to taste
Instructions
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil, and add the yuca chunks. Boil over high heat until the yuca is very tender, for about 30 minutes, with the lid on.

  2. Check occasionally to make sure the water hasn't dried out. If it has, add enough water to cover the yuca and continue boiling

  3. At the end of cooking, the yuca should be super soft, and you should be able to easily put a fork through the chunks
  4. Once done, add the yuca chunks to a bowl (don't throw away the water yet!) Remove the fibrous stem from the center of the roots.

  5. Add 1/4 cup of the starchy water you cooked the yuca in, along with the butter to the same bowl, and get to mashing! You can use a pestle, potato masher, or whatever tool you like for mashing. If you want the yuca mash creamier, add more water. It'll take a few minutes, and a good arm workout!

  6. Mash in salt, to taste and enjoy as a side with sautéed red onions!

Recipe Notes

We sautéd our red onions with olive oil and red wine vinegar

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