Preparation / Directions:
Prepare the cactus pads as described in the preparation section above. Once
you have removed the needles, nodules and thoroughly washed the pads, chop
into bite-size pieces. Place the chopped Nopales into a pan with the 4 cups
water, halved onion and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 30-45
minutes or until tender. Drain Nopales and combine with remaining
Taste and adjust seasoning, adding more salt if necessary. This dish gets
better if you let is sit a few hours in the refrigerator before serving.