Nopalitos (cactus salad)

Raquel Medrano

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@Raquel75

This may serve more or less depending on how it's used. If used as a "dip" with chips it's serves a lot, if using as side dish it may serve 6.


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Ingredients

3-4 c
cactus
1 medium
onion
3 medium
tomatoes
1 bunch
cilantro, fresh
4 medium
chile serranos or jalapeƱos
1 clove
garlic, minced
3 dash(es)
garlic salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large non-stick skillet cook cactus with minced garlic and garlic salt. Let it cook in it's own juices. Once in a while mix cactus so they all cook until dry.
2
While cactus is cooking, start cutting up onions, tomatoes, cilantro, and chilies to desired size, and set aside in med-large bowl.
3
Once all veggies are cut up and cactus is dry, mix all ingredients together. This can be used as an appetizer served with chips, or it can be used as a side with some carne asada (bbq) yummy! Of course add or omit chilies according to your spicy preference :)

About this Recipe

Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy