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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 120kcal
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


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


Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 246mg | Sodium: 98mg | Potassium: 267mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1544IU | Vitamin C: 44mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1mg