Farofa de ovo (Toasted cassava flour with egg)

Farofa de ovo (Toasted cassava flour with egg)


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About this recipe: Farofa is the typical everyday Brazilian side dish made with toasted farinha de mandioca (manioc or cassava flour). There are many variations - for this farofa de ovo, the toasted cassava (manioc) flour is sautéed with butter and scrambled eggs. Lovely savoury side or breakfast dish.


Serves: 4 

  • 3 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 20g butter
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 300g toasted cassava (manioc) flour
  • chopped green olives to taste
  • 1 tablespoon fresh chopped parsley

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Beat eggs with water and season with salt and pepper.
  2. In a frying pan, melt the butter and sauté the onion. Add beaten eggs to the pan, stirring with a fork.
  3. When the eggs start to scramble, add the toasted flour and olives and mix well. Finally, stir in parsley; remove from heat and serve.

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very good recipe for farofa.... - 02 Mar 2015

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