Nopal (Cactus) Salad

3
Sandra B.

By
@sandy19

We love this salad. It's very different but also very delicious.I hope you like it too.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

3
cactus leaves
3
eggs, hard boiled2
2 Tbsp
sweet relish or 2 pickles,chopped
1 can(s)
sweet peas
1/2 c
yogurt,plain
1/4 c
mayonnaise, light
1 Tbsp
mustard
pinch
salt and pepper
2
green onions,chopped

How to Make Nopal (Cactus) Salad

Step-by-Step

  • 1Clean the needles from the cactus leaves (or you can buy them already cleaned off).Cut in 1 inch stripes and boil for 10 minutes.
  • 2Pour to one bowl.Add the peas (drained and rinsed),add chopped eggs,relish and green onion.
  • 3In a small bowl, mix all dressing ingredients.Pour over the vegetables.Serve with any meat for dinner or serve it with salmon, rice,and beans like I did for dinner tonight.

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About Nopal (Cactus) Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Mexican
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Wheat Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy