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Latin Twist on Holiday Sides: Phyllo-Wrapped Yuca Gorgonzola Mash [Video]

This holiday season wow your guests with new easy and elegant side dishes, with a little help from lifestyle expert Evette Rios. In this quick video she shows you how to transform a classic dish: yuca.

This dish mashes yuca until creamy with flavorful gorgonzola cheese then stuffs into phyllo. The cups are cooked until the dough is golden and crisp and then it's topped with sweet cranberry sauce. Want more? Click here to check out more holiday recipes.

Evette Ríos is a Puerto Rican-born television host, lifestyle expert, cook, writer, and Director of Development at Latina Media Ventures. A former field correspondent on ABC’s The Chew and design contributor on Rachael Ray, Evette now hosts CBS’ Recipe Rehab, wherein she and other celebrity chefs provide healthy alternatives to popular dishes. Her Puerto Rican roots, love of travel, and fond memories of home-cooked meals with her family inspire her culinary interests. She lives in New York with her husband, Stephen, and their dog, cats, and pet dove.

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