Recipe by Mary
"It's a very simple taco quesadilla that's tangy with a hint of heat. Top with sour cream if you like, but they're great on their own."
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1 (16 ounce) jar
nopales - drained, rinsed, and dried
Adobo seasoning to taste
1 (8 ounce) package
shredded Cheddar cheese
10 (6 inch)
I liked it!! We eat Nopales all the time. I used fresh. I sliced and boiled it with onions and tomatillo skins to cut down on the slime. Nice taco, and great on the grill!!
this is a very bland recipe, next time do what i did, rinse the nopales (cactus) until the slime is gone. in a pan heat up 2 tbs oil and add 1/4 c. diced onions and cook until it is transparent, then add the cactus, cook for another 5 min. then add 1 tsp cumin powder, and 1 tsp chili powder. in a bowl put in 1 tbs flour and 2 tbs water stir and add to cactus, cook for another 5 min or until a gravy forms. enjoy, oh and don't forget to add salt to taste.
Good with sour cream on top. These were a little plain-tasting; I would maybe add diced tomatoes next time.
You really outta amp this recipe up. I rinsed, drained, and dried the nopales, used Mexican style cheese, and sprinkled cayenne pepper, cumin, and onion powder to give it a kick. It left the perfect "hot" taste in my mouth! Amp it up any way you like and it's sure to be a winner - people won't believe they're eating cactus!
I made this into quesadillas like the previous reviewer. They were good but a bit bland - next time I will add some sauteed onion and bell pepper. Oh, make sure you thoroughly rinse the nopales or they will be nasty and slimey.
I didn't have any Adobo seasoning, so I used a generous amount of cayenne pepper on the cactus. I ended up making mini quesadillas so I was able to snack on them while at work. Thanks Mary!
Not really crazy about this one.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Tortillas with Cactus and Cheese
Serving Size: 1/10 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 10
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 90
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