Tender Cactus are integral to Mexican cuisine. They are extremely nutritious, packed with fiber and vitamins. They have a very low calorie count (100g carry only 16 calories). Their flavor could be compared to asparagus and green beans with a lemony hint. They are great fresh, grilled or pickled and can be used on a number of dishes such as soups, scrambled with eggs and salads.
17 in stock
Cont. 940 grams
Nopales, or tender cactus, are integral to Mexican cuisine and are enjoyed as part of countless recipes and dishes. They are popular for their low calorie, high nutrient content – being high in fibre and rich in a range of vitamins.
Nopales cactus leaves are somewhat similar to asparagus or green beans, with a slight hint of lemon. Their unique flavour makes them an ideal part of so many different recipes including in soups, salads and even as a snack on their own. They are crunchy and refreshing.
These pickled nopales can be eaten on their own or are commonly added to salads for a slightly tart, refreshing addition.
INGREDIENTS: Tender Cactus, water, onion, coriander, serrano pepper, salt and vinegar.
DIETARY INFORMATION: Vegan and Vegetarian.
NUTRITIONAL DATA: Energy 143 kj / 34 kcal, fat 0 g, Cholesterol 0 mg, of which saturates 0 g, Carbohydrates 6.9 g, of which sugar 3 g, Protein 1.5 g, salt 15 g
PACKCAGE TYPE: Glass jar and metal lid.
RECYCLING INFORMATION: Jar, lid and label widely recycled.
STORAGE INFORMATION: Refrigerate after opening
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