Cactus Mexicano

Course : Vegetables
Serves: 6
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Ingredients:

2 pounds nopales -- (cactus pads)
1 large tomato -- diced
1 small onion -- chopped
1 clove garlic -- minced
1/2 cup fresh cilantro -- chopped
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
 

Preparation / Directions:

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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