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Southwestern Cactus Salad

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General Salsa Making Tip: Habaneros are the hottest chiles in the world! Bright orange and looking like a tiny bell pepper, their flavor is delicious, if used sparingly.

Recipe Index

Sizzling A  thru  C
Tasty D  thru  F
Hot G  thru  I
Spicy J  thru  M
Fresh N  thru  R
Burning S  thru  T
Tangy  U  thru  Z


Southwestern Cactus Salad

1 (16 ounce) jar nopales - drained, rinsed, and dried
2 cups chopped tomatoes
1/2 cup diced onion
5 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
2 lemons
1/2 teaspoon garlic salt (optional)

In a medium size mixing bowl, combine cactus, tomatoes, onions, jalapenos and cilantro.

Squeeze the juice from both lemons over the mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

Sprinkle with garlic salt (if you'd like) and serve.

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Salsa Tip: Jalapenos are the most recognizable and widely used of all Mexican chiles. Almost every Mexican table will not be without a small bowl of jalapenos from a can, pickled in escabeche with carrots and onions.

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