Side dish Mexican Vegetables
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:42:24 AM. Recipe ID 1386. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Cactus mexicano
Categories: Side dish, Mexican, Vegetables
Yield: 6 Servings
2 lb Nopales (cactus pads)
1 lg Tomato, diced
1 sm Onion, chopped
1 ea Garlic clove, minced
1/2 c Cilantro, chopped
1 1/2 ts Salt
1/2 ts Pepper
Carefully remove thorns and eyes from nopales with a sharp knife; trim
outer edges and cut nopales into 1/2" pieces. Place in a saucepan with
water to cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 30 to 40
minutes, or until tender. Drain and let cool. Combine nopales,
tomato and remaining ingredients, tossing gently to combine.
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