Yucca Petals with Bacon & Broccoli

March 01, 2018

Yucca Petals with Bacon & Broccoli



  • 4 cups of yucca petals 
  • 1/2 pound chopped bacon
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets chopped
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Cut the stem from under blossom with care. Just remember the safety tips to prevent any injury.
  • Pull the flowers off and remove the petals.
  • In a large saucepan over medium heat fry chopped bacon until crisp and set aside on paper towel leaving the bacon grease in pan.
  • Add yucca petals and broccoli directly to the bacon grease adding salt and pepper to taste. Cook until broccoli is tender stirring occasionally.
  • Add the chopped bacon and 1/4 cup heavy cream and cook over medium-high heat for another 3-5 minutes .
  • Sprinkle 1/4 cup Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese on top and serve.

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