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Sonso de Yuca Frito (Cheesy and Fluffy Bolivian Pancake)

Sonso de Yuca Frito (Cheesy and Fluffy Bolivian Pancake)

Sonso is a cheesy Bolivian pancake made with yuca or cassava. Sonso is enjoyed with a cup of coffee in many Bolivian houses.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Bolivian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 minutes
Total Time 7 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 414 kcal
Author Lizet Bowen

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cassava puree (618g)
  • 3 tablespoons melted butter (42.5g)
  • 2 cups grated cheese or cut into small pieces (250g)
  • 1 teaspoon of salt add more or less depending on how salty your cheese is
  • 2 tablespoons butter or oil for frying

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl mix all the ingredients. Taste for salt.
  2. Divide the dough into 6 equal portions, form a 1.5 cm thick disk (1 inch).
  3. Heat the pan on low, add butter or oil. Fry each sonso for one minute each side. Serve hot.

Recipe Notes

You can double this recipe and freeze it.