Bolivian asaditos are patties or burgers made with beef and shredded cassava.
Course Appetizer, Snack
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 6minutes
Author Lizet Bowen
10ouncesfresh cassava,shredded (280g)
1/2cupplain bread crumbs
1medium red onion,chopped
1/2teaspoonground black pepper
Vegetable oil for frying(about 1/2 cup)
In a big mixing bowl, add all the ingredients (except vegetable oil) and mix well.
Get 2 tablespoons at a time of the meat mixture and form burgers.
Using a big frying pan, heat oil on medium heat.
Fry each burger for 3 minutes each side. Drain on paper towels.
Serve hot with boiled cassava and spicy sauce.
Make ahead: Prepare and shape patties. Place parchment paper on 2 trays. Place patties on paper and place tray in the freezer for 3 hours. Remove and place frozen patties in a ziplock bag. Place in the freezer again.Before using, defrost patties in the fridge overnight and cook.