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El Salvador Flor de Izote (yucca flower with eggs)

A wonderful dish that tastes a bit like artichoke.

Course Main Dish
Cuisine El Salvador
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 120 kcal
Author International Cuisine


  • 1 flor de Izote
  • 6 eggs
  • 1 onion diced
  • 1 red bell pepper diced
  • 1 tomato 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!
Nutrition Facts
El Salvador Flor de Izote (yucca flower with eggs)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 120 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 246mg82%
Sodium 98mg4%
Potassium 267mg8%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 9g18%
Vitamin A 1544IU31%
Vitamin C 44mg53%
Calcium 46mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.