Fresh Cactus Leaves

Fresh Cactus Leaves
Budget-friendly recipe

Try fresh cactus in salads, burritos, scrambled eggs, or with refried beans.


What You'll Need

  • Sharp knife or vegetable peeler


  1. Using a knife or vegetable peeler, peel around the edge of fresh cactus leaves. There’s no need to remove all the skin. Scrape off any spines and dark areas.
  2. Finely chop cactus leaves.
  3. Serve or store cactus in refrigerator

Storage Tips

  • Store cactus in refrigerator for up to 3 days in a covered plastic or glass container.

Nutrition Info and more

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