Cactus looks forbidding. Stripped of its prickly points, however, it is a mild-mannered vegetable with a slightly tart flavor. Look for easy-to-use canned cactus (sold as NOPALES or NOPALITOS) in supermarkets and Mexican groceries. ======================================================= ================== * - husks removed, rinsed and coarsely chopped ** - packed in water, drained and rinsed. ======================================================= ================== In a 4-5 quart pan over medium heat, stir oil and onion often until onion is golden, about 15 minutes. Add tomatillos; stir often just until soft, about 6 minutes. Add broth; bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in cactus, lime juice, and cilantro. Cook until hot. Ladle soup into a tureen. Offer cheese to add to taste. Accompany with lime wedges.
View line-by-line Nutrition Insights™: Discover which ingredients contribute the calories/sodium/etc.
|Serving Size: 1 Serving (68g)|
|Recipe Makes: 8 Servings|
|Calories from Fat: 0 (0%)|
|Amt Per Serving||% DV|
|Total Fat 0g||0 %|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0 %|
|Monounsaturated Fat 0g|
|Polyunsanturated Fat 0g|
|Cholesterol 0mg||0 %|
|Sodium 0.1mg||0 %|
|Potassium 4.4mg||0 %|
|Total Carbohydrate 0.3g||0 %|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||0 %|
|Sugars, other 0.3g|
|Protein 0g||0 %|
Powered by: USDA Nutrition Database
Disclaimer: Nutrition facts are derived from linked ingredients (shown at left in colored bullets) and may or may not be complete. Always consult a licensed nutritionist or doctor if you have a nutrition-related medical condition.
Calories per serving: 1
Get detailed nutrition information, including item-by-item nutrition insights, so you can see where the calories, carbs, fat, sodium and more come from. Try BigOven Pro for Free for 30 days.
Keep all your recipes with free BigOven membership. Clip recipes, make grocery lists, meal plans and more!
What would you serve with this? Link in another recipe
Be the first to review it!