El Salvador Flor de Izote (yucca flower with eggs)

Course Main Dish
Cuisine El Salvador
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4
Author International Cuisine


  • 1 flor de Izote
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 to mato diced
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Remove the stamen from each flower of the izote
  2. Rinse the petals
  3. Put in boiling water for 5 minutes and set aside
  4. In a frying pan, saute the onion for a few minutes along with the bell pepper and tomato until soft.
  5. Add in the eggs and scramble
  6. Add salt and pepper to taste
  7. Add in the izote petals and stir to incorporate to heat through.
  8. Serve warm with some refried beans, Enjoy!