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Nopalitos with Tomatoes & Onions

From SimplyRecipes.com

Nopalitos with Tomatoes & Onions

Ingredients

  • 1 lb nopalitos, nopales prickly pear cactus paddles that have been stripped of spines, cleaned, and chopped
  • Olive oil
  • 2 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 red onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, stem and seeds removed, chopped
  • 1 medium tomato, roughly chopped
  • salt and pepper

Instructions:

Heat a tablespoon of olive oil (enough to coat the bottom of the pan) in a large sauté pan on medium high heat. Add red onion, garlic, and jalapeño.

Cook for a minute, stirring occasionally, then add the nopalitos. Cook for several more minutes. Then add the chopped tomato. Continue to cook until all vegetables are cooked through. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

Serves 3 to 4.

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