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    Cactus Salad

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    Cook Time:

    30 mins

    10 mins

    20 mins

    Charlotte J's Note:

    I've never eaten cactus before but this does not sound to bad.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Pare off edges of cactus paddles and slice into ¼ inch strips.
    2. 2
      Bring water, salt, and scallions to a boil.
    3. 3
      Drop in cactus strips and bring to boiling.
    4. 4
      Reduce heat and simmer until tender.
    5. 5
      Drain and rinse.
    6. 6
      Combine vinegar, lime juice, oil, sun dried tomatoes, and oregano in separate bowl.
    7. 7
      Arrange cactus strips and sautéed onions on platter, pour vinegar mixture over salad, sprinkle cheese and chilies on top and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on September 07, 2008

      55

      SO happy to have found this recipe. Sounds just like the cactus salad at my favorite Mexican restaurant. Like the idea of using scallions instead of white onions. Cactus is so yummy and low calorie!

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    Nutritional Facts for Cactus Salad

    Serving Size: 1 (565 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 57.1
     
    Calories from Fat 19
    34%
    Total Fat 2.1 g
    3%
    Saturated Fat 0.3 g
    1%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 1795.5 mg
    74%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.0 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
    8%
    Sugars 2.4 g
    9%
    Protein 1.6 g
    3%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    cactus pieces

    queso fresco

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