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Toasted Cassava Flour Farofa with Smoked Sausage


Cassava flour is growing in popularity as a grain-free and nut-free replacement for wheat flour. This toasted Cassava Flour mix, known as Farofa, is a quintessential South American soul food and is sprinkled in to a variety of meat and vegetable dishes, or eaten as a side dish on its own.



  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 2 onions
  • 4 thin smoked sausages
  • 1/2 carrot
  • 1/2 red bell pepper
  • 1 cup of corn
  • 2 cups of Brazilian manioc flour (Brazilian cassava flour)
  • Salt

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet
  2. Slice the onion into rings and add them to the skillet.
  3. Saute in low heat until they begin to look toasted.
  4. Slice the sausage, add to the skillet and fry.
  5. Add diced carrot, diced red bell pepper and corn.
  6. Add Brazilian manioc flour and salt. Cook until golden.