Such is Life Ensalada de Nopales Azteca
- 4 cups fresh nopales, scraped, washed and chopped
- 2 tomatoes
- 1/2 of an onion
- 1 bunch cilantro
- 3 serrano chile peppers
- 2 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 tsp lime juice
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 1/2 of an avocado, sliced
- 3 Tbsp queso fresco or goat cheese
Bring a pot of water to boil. When it is boiling, remove from heat and add nopales. Let them soak for about 5 minutes.
While nopales soak, chop the tomatoes, onion, cilantro and peppers.
Rinse the nopalitos with ice water and set them on a paper towel to drain.
In a salad bowl, toss the chopped vegetables with the oil, lime juice, salt and pepper. Place the sliced avocado on top of the salad and garnish with cheese.Makes 4 Source:
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