Tasty and juicy, the loin can be enjoyed at any time of year. Check out this recipe with cassava!


  • 1 piece loin
  • 500 grams of cassava pieces
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 1 cube of vegetable broth
  • Juice of 3 oranges
  • ½ cup (tea) olive oil
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Salt to taste

Preparation Mode

  1. In a blender, blend the onion, garlic, vegetable broth, orange juice, half the olive oil, pepper and salt.
  2. Place the loin in an ovenproof dish, cover with the seasoning mix and leave to soak for at least 4 hours in the refrigerator.
  3. Preheat the oven to medium temperature.
  4. Remove, reserve the liquid and place the loin in a large roasting pan.
  5. Drizzle with the remaining olive oil.
  6. Cover with aluminum foil and bake for 1 hour.
  7. Remove the paper, place the cassava around the meat and return to the oven for another 40 minutes or until roasted and golden.
  8. Transfer to a refractory and set aside.
  9. Place the reserved seasoning liquid in a pan, place over medium heat and cook until reduced and thickened.
  10. Baste the meat and cassava.
  11. Decorate to taste and serve.

Mom Tips

The piece of loin should weigh approximately 1 kg.

Orange juice (acidic medium) helps soften the loin fibers.

If you don’t like cassava, replace it with potatoes.

Source: https://www.receitasdemae.com.br/receitas/lombo-com-mandioquinha/

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