Nopal Soup

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Nopal Soup Recipe
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Nopal is a tasty cactus that is traditionally served in many recipes in Mexico. This Nopal Soup offers a lot of flavor and texture. It takes 35 minutes to make this tasty treasure that has 350 calories per serving. If you are looking for a robust soup that if packed with flavor and texture, then this soup will guarantee to please the palate. Surprise the kids with this soup when then come in from playing in the snow.

Ingredients

  • 8 nopals (prickly pear pads)
  • salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 onion (small)
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 chile pepper (dried chipotle)
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 coriander (sprig)
  • 3 tortillas
  • 1 strip oil
  • sour cream

Directions

  1. Cut the nopals into small cubes and place them in a pot of boiling water. Remove after two minutes.
  2. Drain the nopal and clean them. Place them in the pot again with new water and cook them with salt.
  3. In a separate pot, add olive oil, butter, and add the onion, garlic, and chipotle pepper.
  4. Once the nopal pieces are cooked, drain them, and add to the second pot with the other ingredients.
  5. Add the chicken stock into the pot along with the coriander. Allow the water boil for up to 10 minutes.
  6. Serve the soup with tortilla strips and sour cream on top.
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NutritionView more

350Calories
Sodium39%DV940mg
Fat23%DV15g
Protein25%DV13g
Carbs13%DV40g
Fiber8%DV2g

PER SERVING *

Calories350Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat15g23%
Saturated Fat4.5g23%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol20mg7%
Sodium940mg39%
Potassium410mg12%
Protein13g25%
Calories from Fat140
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate40g13%
Dietary Fiber2g8%
Sugars7g14%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* 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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