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Grilled Nopales (Cactus) Huaraches

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Prep Time
15
min.
Total Time
23
min.
Servings

6 servings

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  • Heat grill to medium heat.
  • Blend first 3 ingredients in blender just until blended. (Some chunks can remain.)
  • Combine oil, oregano and cumin; brush onto cactus. Grill 8 min. or until tender, turning occasionally. Transfer to plate.
  • Spread cactus with beans; top each with 1 Tbsp. tomatillo mixture. Cover with onions and cheese. Serve with remaining tomatillo mixture.

Where to Find Cactus

Look for packaged cleaned cactus paddles in the produce section of Hispanic grocery stores.

Cooking Know-How

Cactus paddles are done when the color turns from bright green to opaque.

Servings

  • 6 servings

Healthy Living

  • Good source of calcium
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 1/2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 1 Meat (L)
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

The meatless side dish is a good source of calcium, thanks to the cactus.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 6 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 140
% Daily Value
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 3g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 320mg
Carbohydrate 12g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 3g
Protein 6g
   
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 25 %DV
Iron 10 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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