Ready to cook healthy and nutritious Nopales strips to bring to your platter.
Nopales are thick, oval, flat, modified stems of the cactus plant eaten as a vegetable. It’s soft pads, known as nopalitos, are one of the chief components of Mexican cuisine since olden times and today, gaining popularity among the Europeans and US for their health benefiting profile. The cactus species is thought to have originated in the desert lands of Mexico. Over two hundred Cactaceae cultivars grow in their natural habitat, particularly in the semi-arid and dry areas of northern Mexico. Edible cactus paddles, however, gathered from the Opuntia ficus-indica (Barbary fig) plants.
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