Steamed Nopales

Madeleine Cocina
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Steamed Nopales Recipe
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Nopal cactus is flavorful, has a wonderful texture, and is a perfect addition to any dish. This recipe for Steamed Nopales is delectable and savory. It is the perfect side dish when you need a little extra flavor to your meal. There are only 50 calories in this dish, so it is a perfect palate pleaser without too much consequence. Ingredients include vegetable oil, minced garlic cloves, minced green onions, nopales cut in strips, and salt.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 garlic clove (minced)
  • 1/4 green onion (minced)
  • 0.5 kilograms nopales (cut into strips)
  • salt

Directions

  1. Place a frying pan on the stove at medium heat and pour in the vegetable oil.
  2. Add the garlic and onion and cook for 1 minute.
  3. Add the nopales and a pinch of salt. Mix everything well and then cover the pan with a lid.
  4. Cook everything for approximately 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Uncover the pan and cook everything for another 15 minutes or until the liquid has completely evaporated. Serve warm.
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NutritionView more

50Calories
Sodium9%DV220mg
Fat5%DV3.5g
Protein2%DV1g
Carbs1%DV4g
Fiber12%DV3g

PER SERVING *

Calories50Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat3.5g5%
Saturated Fat0g0%
Trans Fat0g
Cholesterol
Sodium220mg9%
Potassium330mg9%
Protein1g2%
Calories from Fat25
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate4g1%
Dietary Fiber3g12%
Sugars1g2%
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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