Nopal (Cactus Leaf) Salad

Total Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 4
Nopal (Cactus Leaf) Salad
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  • 1 lb nopales cut in squares
  • 1 cup onion cut in squares
  • 1 cup tomatoes cut in squares
  • 1 cup minced cilantro
  • 4 oz El Mexicano® fresh cheese
  • 4 lemons (the juice)
  • 1 tbs vinegar white
  • Olive oil
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Cook the nopales in a frying pan with a tablespoon of olive oil on a low fire.
  2. Stir until the juice of the nopales is burnt down. Set aside to cool down.
  3. In an pan, mix the tomato, onion, cilantro, and cooked nopales.
  4. Add the lemon juice, vinegar, salt, pepper, and a tablespoon of olive oil.
  5. Garnish with the El Mexicano fresh cheese before serving.
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