Nopal Breakfast

"Yummy treat from Mexico"
 
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photo by Jonathan Melendez photo by Jonathan Melendez
photo by Jonathan Melendez
photo by Jonathan Melendez photo by Jonathan Melendez
photo by Jonathan Melendez photo by Jonathan Melendez
photo by Sibel L. photo by Sibel L.
Ready In:
20mins
Ingredients:
7
Yields:
6 cups
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ingredients

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directions

  • In salted boiling water, cook nopals for 3 minutes. Drain and rinse in cool water.
  • In a large saute pan, heat oil and cook onion until translucent. Add nopal and cook for 3 more minutes.
  • Mix in tomatoes, 1/2 the cilantro and cook until tomatoes start to let off juices.
  • Take off heat and drain excess liquid. Then put in large mixing bowl.
  • Add the remaining cilantro, lime juice and salt.
  • Serve with tortillas and cheese (whatever kind you like best).
  • Optional: take 2 cups of the nopal mixture and mix with 2 beaten eggs. Serve in tortillas with cheese and hot sauce.

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  1. lct169
    Would the nopales found in jars work if fresh aren't available?
     
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