Cactus Eggs

READY IN: 13mins
Recipe by Debbwl

Learned to make these many years ago by watching an elderly neighbor .

Top Review by duonyte

I chose this recipe because I remembered nopales from Mexico but had never tried cooking with them. They are a pretty neutral ingredient, so that the salsa and cheese really carry the flavor load. To me, the nopales added a "greeness" to the dish. I did like the texture. I did not care for the salsa mixed in with the eggs, and made these again with the salsa on top. I halved the recipe, but needed two tortillas, probably just a function of the size I had. I think I would probably like some green chiles or green onions mixed into the eggs with the nopales. Thanks for expanding my food experience!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large frying pan scramble Nopales, eggs, and Chile Fresco together. When eggs are set place in tortillas and top with cheese.

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