Nopal Soup Recipe | Yummly
14Ingredients
70Minutes
120Calories
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Description

Nopal cactus has been a versatile and tasty part of Mexican diets for a very long time. The cactus pieces provide a crunchy texture to any dish. This Nopal soup is aromatic, creamy and hearty. This recipe combines nopales with hearty spices and flavors for a powerful palate pleasing soup. It not only is low in calories, it also tastes great and is perfect for a cold winter day. Enjoy!

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 pound nopal (washed and cut in to squares.)
  • 1 onion (cut in half)
  • 2 sprigs coriander
  • 4 chile peppers (Guajillo, seeded and soaked in boiling water until soft)
  • 5 tomatoes (cooked)
  • 1/2 onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons corn oil
  • 3 sprigs coriander
  • chicken stock
  • 1 pinch cumin
  • salt
  • 4 cups water
  • corn flour (optional)
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    Directions

    1. Place a casserole or pot on the stove, and add the nopal and water into it. Bring to a boil. Strain the nopal from the water. Clean the nopal completely.
    2. Throw the nopal in the pot again and fill the pot with more water.
    3. Add the onion and coriander and cook for 10 minutes.
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    NutritionView More

    120Calories
    Sodium14% DV330mg
    Fat9% DV6g
    Protein12% DV6g
    Carbs4% DV11g
    Fiber8% DV2g
    Calories120Calories from Fat50
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat6g9%
    Saturated Fat0.5g3%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol5mg2%
    Sodium330mg14%
    Potassium430mg12%
    Protein6g12%
    Calories from Fat50
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate11g4%
    Dietary Fiber2g8%
    Sugars5g10%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C25%
    Calcium8%
    Iron4%

    * 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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