Nopales | CUESA

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Nopales are the tender pads from the prickly pear cactus. Their flavor is slightly tart with a wonderful crisp texture. They are delicious roasted, stewed, pan-fried or steamed and make a tasty addition to quesadillas, scrambled eggs or tacos.

In Season

May, June, July, August, September, October, November


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