Cactus Salad Recipe

Recipe for a delicious, easy to prepare, healthy, vegetarian Mexican cactus salad (nopal or nopalitos salad).

6 cups
2 lbs cactus pads
4 Roma tomatoes plum
1 large white onion
12 sprigs of cilantro
6 ounces ranchero cheese
1/2 tsp. salt and more if needed

Cooking the Cactus

  • Cut the cactus pads into ¼" x ½" pieces.
  • Place the cactus in a large pan and cover with 2" of water.
  • Turn the heat on high and bring the water to a...
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Nutritions

Calories
798

Sodium
2750mg
114% DV

Fat
50g
77% DV

Protein
43g
87% DV

Carbs
44g
15% DV

Fiber
12g
48% DV

Rich and fudgy, this easy Chocolate Zucchini Bread is the perfect cross between a chocolate pound cake, brownies, and a classic loaf of zucchini bread! It's moist and tender thanks to sour cream in the batter, and studded with miniature chocolate chips for even more decadent flavor. Serve a couple of slices of double chocolate zucchini bread for breakfast or brunch with a cup of coffee, for an afternoon snack with a glass of milk, or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delicious dessert.

1 c sugar
1/2 c sour cream
1/2 c vegetable oil
1/3 c milk
2 eggs
2 t vanilla extract
2 c all purpose flour
1/2 c unsweetened cocoa powder
1 (½ t) baking powder
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon kosher salt
1 c shredded zucchini ( patted dry )
12 slices
  • Preheat oven to 350° F. Grease a deep 8 ½ x 4 ½ -inch or a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together sugar, sour cream, oil and milk. Whisk in eggs and...
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Nutritions

Calories
2644

Sodium
2217mg
92% DV

Fat
59g
92% DV

Protein
87g
175% DV

Carbs
458g
155% DV

Fiber
50g
202% DV