Yes, you can actually eat cactus! Try it in this tasty soup to start!
*1/2 C. onion, chopped
*1 Tbs. olive oil
*1 lb. nopalitos (de-thorned prickly pear cactus pads, boiled and cooked with jalepeno peppers)
*4 C. chicken broth
*sour cream, to garnish
*diced tomatoes, to garnish
*chopped fresh cilantro, to garnish
Saute onion in olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add nopalitos and chicken broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Garnish each bowl with sour cream, diced tomatoes, and cilantro before serving.
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