Total time: 40 minutes | Serves 12
Note: You can buy nopales already peeled and cut at Latino markets.
- 2 pounds peeled, diced nopales
- 2 tomatoes, diced
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 1/3 cup finely chopped cilantro
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Juice of 1 lemon or large lime
Step 1Place the cactus in a saucepan and cover it with water. Add salt to taste. Boil 5 to 10 minutes.
Step 2Remove the pan from the heat and cool the cactus completely. Drain the cactus and place it in a salad bowl. Add the tomatoes, onion, cilantro, oregano, lemon juice and salt to taste. Mix the salad until it's well combined.
19 calories; 40 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 4 grams carbohydrates; 1 gram protein; 1.82 grams fiber.
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