Cactus Salad (Ensalada de Nopalitos)

Cactus Salad (ensalada De Nopalitos) Recipe

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Carolyn Haas


After having this salad on trip "out west"a few years ago, I put together this version to make "up north"!


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10 Min
No-Cook or Other


  • 30 oz
    jar nopalitos, drained
  • 2 medium
    tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    cilantro, fresh, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp
    vegetable oil
  • 4 tsp
    white vinegar
  • 1-2
    jalapeños, chopped (optional)

How to Make Cactus Salad (Ensalada de Nopalitos)


  1. Mix all ingredients together. Chill for a few hours before serving so flavors have a chance to blend.

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About Cactus Salad (Ensalada de Nopalitos)

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican

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