Cactus Mexicano Recipe 
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Cactus Mexicano

2 lb nopales (cactus pads)
1 large tomato, diced
1 small onion, chopped
1 each garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
1 1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper

Carefully remove thorns and eyes from nopales with a sharp knife; trim outer edges and cut nopales into 1/2" pieces. Place in a saucepan with water to cover; bring to a boil.

Reduce heat and simmer 30 to 40 minutes, or until tender. Drain and let cool.

Combine nopales, tomato and remaining ingredients, tossing gently to combine.

Servings: 6

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