Farofa
(Toasted Manioc Meal)

 

White and Yellow FarofasThis is a simple recipe for toasted manioc meal (farinha de mandioca). The farofa can also be very fancy with olives, prunes, bacon, sausage, cashew nuts, banana, etc. added to it.

4 tablespoons of butter

3 cups manioc flour

Salt to taste

Melt the butter in a heavy skillet. Add manioc meal and cook over low heat stirring constantly until golden. Sprinkle with salt, to taste. Serve in a small ceramic bowl.

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