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Mexican Cactus Soup PDF Print E-mail

Yes, you can actually eat cactus!  Try it in this tasty soup to start! Ingredients

*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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