Malanga Lila

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Malanga Lila

Malanga Lila is similar in texture and appearance to the Yuca and Taro, but has a woodsy taste with a hint of black walnut. Especially common in Cuba and Puerto Rico, it is typically deep-fried as a fritter or chip. It can also be prepared mashed, baked, boiled, or sautéed. Very similar to Malanga Blanca with the exception of a pink flesh than a white flesh.

Names: Yautia Lila

Source: Ecuador, Costa Rica

Handling: Ideal temperature is between 50º F to 75º F. Malanga Lila should be kept dry and well ventilated. Typical shelf life is up to three weeks. Avoid frequent temperature changes.

Varieties: Malanga Lila


Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 100
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 90 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 10mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 0g
Protein 1g 2%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.