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Banana and Bacon farofa

Banana and Bacon Farofa

Seasoned Cassava Flour with Banana and Bacon.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Brazilian
Servings 6


  • 1 1/2 cup Cassava Flour
  • 4 tbsp Butter
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 4 slices bacon
  • 2 bananas
  • 1 glove garlic
  • 1/3 cup chopped parsley


  • Chop onion and bacon in small pieces. Cut the banana into 1/2 inch squares.
    Add butter, onion and bacon to the skillet under medium high and cook until starts to brown. Add the banana and cook for about 2 minutes. Add the cassava flour and cook for about 3-4 minutes until starts to brown.
    Stir in the parsley and serve.


There are a number variations of this dish. A very common one is to swap the banana for eggs.
Cassava flour (AKA Manioc flour) is not the same as Tapioca starch. This ingredient is not as easy to find, but you can find in Brazilian stores and also on Amazon.
Keyword gluten free, Side Dish
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