Cactus Paddle Salad/Relish or Ensalada de Nopalitos

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Diana Adcock

I like this and use in tacos and Fajitas. Give it a try!

Top Review by Sackville

My partner only brought me back one bottle of cactus pieces from his trip to Las Vegas and am I ever glad we chose this recipe to use it in! It is very much like a fresh salsa and although we could have used it as a topping for tacos, we lapped it up as a side dish to our main Mexican meal. Thanks Di!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. If the cactus is in big chunks dice to 1/2-1/4 inch pieces.
  2. Toss together with the tomato, onion and cilantro.
  3. Whisk together the dressing ingredients and toss with the salad.
  4. Serve.

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