Cheese and Nopal Stack with Chili Vinaigrette Recipe | Yummly

Cheese and Nopal Stack with Chili Vinaigrette

LA COCINA MEXICANA DE PILY
12Ingredients
35Minutes
450Calories
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Description

This recipe for Cheese and Nopal Stack with Chili Vinaigrette makes a fun addition to the dinner table or can be served as a savory starter. Nopal is another name for prickly pear. The addition of nopal to this recipe makes it a fun and unique one that you will not soon forget. Made by layering seared manchego cheese, seared nopal, and fresh tomato slices, these Cheese and Nopal Stacks are covered in a spicy chili vinaigrette prepared beforehand, see recipe instructions.

Ingredients

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  • 3 guajillo chilies
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup apple vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • salt
  • 0.5 kilograms panela cheese (or ricotta cheese or high moisture mozzarella)
  • 6 tomatoes
  • 6 nopales (tender, cactus)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup vinaigrette (chili)
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    Directions

    1. Rinse the chilies, remove the seeds, and soak in 1 cup hot water until soft. Drain and pat dry.
    2. In a blender, add the chilies, oil, vinegar, garlic, sugar, and salt to taste.
    3. Puree and drain.
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    NutritionView More

    450Calories
    Sodium18% DV420mg
    Fat65% DV42g
    Protein18% DV9g
    Carbs4% DV12g
    Fiber4% DV1g
    Calories450Calories from Fat380
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat42g65%
    Saturated Fat14g70%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol60mg20%
    Sodium420mg18%
    Potassium450mg13%
    Protein9g18%
    Calories from Fat380
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate12g4%
    Dietary Fiber1g4%
    Sugars10g20%
    Vitamin A35%
    Vitamin C25%
    Calcium10%
    Iron2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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