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Fresh Cactus Leaves

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Serves: 1
Dairy-freeGluten-freeLow Added SugarVeganVegetarianLow Sodium
Try fresh cactus in salads, burritos, scrambled eggs, or with refried beans.

What you'll need

Vegetable peeler


Serves 1
Nopales (cactus Leaves)


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 Facts

Serving Size 1

Serving Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
% Daily Value*

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