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Eggs with Nopales

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Ready In: 40 minutes
Serves: 4
Gluten-freeLow Added SugarVegetarian
Nopales is Spanish for cactus leaves. Try this tasty dish with your favorite salsa.

What you'll need

Small paper bag
Large skillet
Sharp knife


Serves 4
1 Bell Pepper Medium
of Nonstick Cooking Spray
1 cup Onion chopped
1/2 cup Nopales (cactus Leaves) Fresh, cleaned and chopped
1/2 cup Tomato chopped
1/2 teaspoon Chili Powder
6 Egg Whites whites
2 Eggs Whole
1/4 teaspoon Salt
8 Tortillas 6-inch corn, warmed
1/4 cup Shredded Cheese reduced fat Mexican blend
1/2 cup Salsa


1.Place bell pepper in the oven and broil for a few minutes on each side to blacken skin. Place in a small paper bag and fold over the top; let stand for 5 minutes.
2.Rub off skin from the peppers. Cut open, remove seeds, and chop.
3.Spray a medium skillet with nonstick cooking spray.
4.Add onions and cook over medium heat for 10 minutes or until very soft.
5.Stir in bell pepper and nopales and cook for 5 minutes more.
6.Add tomato and chili powder and remove from heat.
7.In a medium bowl, beat egg whites, whole eggs, and salt. Add to skillet; stir and cook for 5 minutes or until eggs are cooked through.
8.Top with cheese and salsa. Serve immediately with warm tortillas.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1.00 cup

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 230
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6 g8%
Saturated Fat 2 g10%
Sodium 530 mg23%
Total Carbohydrate 30 g11%
Dietary Fiber 5 g18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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