Nopales A La Mexicana Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Nopales A La Mexicana is a traditional Mexican dish made with nopales, also known as cactus paddles. The nopales are cooked with onions, tomatoes, jalapenos, and cilantro, creating a flavorful and nutritious side dish. This dish is often served as a topping for tacos or as a side dish with grilled meats. Nopales are low in calories and high in fiber, making them a healthy addition to any meal.

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Nopales A La Mexicana

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Ingredients for Nopales A La Mexicana Recipe

  • 2 Nopales
  • 1/2 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 1/2 Onion, Diced
  • 1 No.s Jalap S, Seeded And Diced
  • 1 Tomatoes, Diced
  • 0.13 cup Fresh Cilantro, Chopped
  • As required Salt And Pepper To Taste

Directions: Nopales A La Mexicana Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Rinse the nopales under cold water to remove any dirt or debris.
  • STEP 2.Cut the nopales into small pieces, discarding the tough edges.
  • STEP 3.In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat.
  • STEP 4.Add onions and jalapenos to the skillet and cook until softened.
  • STEP 5.Add the nopales and tomatoes to the skillet and cook for 10-15 minutes, or until the nopales are tender.
  • STEP 6.Stir in cilantro and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • STEP 7.Serve the Nopales A La Mexicana as a topping for tacos or as a side dish.

Cooking Tips

  • If you prefer a milder dish, you can remove the seeds and membranes from the jalapenos.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • You can also add cooked diced potatoes to the skillet for a heartier dish.

Storage and Serving

  • Serve the Nopales A La Mexicana hot, garnished with additional cilantro leaves.
  • This dish pairs well with grilled meats, rice, and beans.
  • Reheat leftovers in a skillet over medium heat until heated through.
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Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp