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Nopales Turkey Salad

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8 servings, 1 cup each

The key ingredient in this zippy turkey salad? Tender chunks of cactus! If you've never tried this bright green ingredient, you're in for a treat.

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  • Bring cactus to boil in 1-1/2 qt. (6 cups) salted water in medium saucepan. Simmer on medium heat 15 min. or until tender; drain well. Cool 5 min.
  • Place cactus in large bowl. Add remaining ingredients; mix lightly.

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Serving Suggestion

Serve with saltine crackers.

Food Facts

Cactus paddles can be found already cleaned and chopped at the grocery store.

Make Ahead

Salad can be prepared ahead of time. Refrigerate up to 24 hours before serving.


  • 8 servings, 1 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 1/2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

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

Nutrition Bonus

You'll get more than 3/4 cup of the recommended 2-1/2 cups of vegetables per day in this tasty side salad.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 8 servings, 1 cup each
Calories 90
Total fat 4.5g
Saturated fat 0.5g
Cholesterol 15mg
Sodium 460mg
Carbohydrate 6g
Dietary fiber 2g
Sugars 3g
Protein 6g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 15 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 4 %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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