Cactus Paddle Salad (Nopales Salad)

Recipe by Chef Kate
READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat 6 inches of water and 1/2 teaspoon of the salt to a boil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat.
  • Add the cactus and boil, uncovered, until tender, about 20 minutes.
  • Drain the cactus and transfer it to a large bowl.
  • Add tomato, onion and cilantro; set aside.
  • Whisk together the oil, vinegar, oregano and salt; pour over the vegetables and toss.
  • Line a platter with lettuce leaves; top with salad; sprinkle with cheese; garnish with jalapenos and radish slices.
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