Frieda's Specialty Produce - Malanga

Overview

What is a Malanga?

  • This root vegetable is prominent in Cuban and South American cuisine, where it is often prepared like a starchy vegetable. It has a cream, yellow, or pinkish flesh, and is very dense and starchy with a nutty potato-like flavor.

How to Eat

  • Must be peeled and cooked. Prepare and serve as you would your favorite potato dishes.

Health Benefits

  • Gluten-free source of fiber and carbohydrates.

How to Choose

  • Choose firm, unblemished roots.

How to Store

  • Store refrigerated up to 1 week.

Recipes