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| 825gr La Costeña Tender Cactus Nopalitos (1 Jar)
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| 825gr [La Costeña Tender Cactus Nopalitos] (1 Jar)
 
| &#189; [[Cup|cup]] of thin sliced or finely chopped [[Red onion|red onion]]
 
| &#189; [[Cup|cup]] of thin sliced or finely chopped [[Red onion|red onion]]
 
| 3 medium [[Tomatoes|tomatoes]] seeded and chopped
 
| 3 medium [[Tomatoes|tomatoes]] seeded and chopped
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| [[Juice]] of 1 fresh [[Lime|lime]]
 
| [[Juice]] of 1 fresh [[Lime|lime]]
 
| &#188; teaspoon dried [[Mexican oregano]]
 
| &#188; teaspoon dried [[Mexican oregano]]
| 1-2 La Costeña [[Jalapeño chillies]], finely chopped (optional)
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| 1-2 La Costeña [[Jalapeños]] Chilies, finely chopped (optional)
 
| 1 [[Cup]] [[La Costeña Refried Pinto beans]]  
 
| 1 [[Cup]] [[La Costeña Refried Pinto beans]]  
 
| [[Shredded]] [[Cheese|cheese]] ([[mozzarella]], [[Cheddar|cheddar]], [[Halloumi|halloumi]]) (optional)
 
| [[Shredded]] [[Cheese|cheese]] ([[mozzarella]], [[Cheddar|cheddar]], [[Halloumi|halloumi]]) (optional)
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| Drain La Costeña [[nopalitos]].
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| Drain La Costeña nopalitos.
 
| Place the [[nopalitos]] in a [[Salad|salad]] bowl and add the [[Onion|onion]], [[Tomatoes|tomatoes]], [[Coriander|coriander]] and [[Chilies|chilies]].
 
| Place the [[nopalitos]] in a [[Salad|salad]] bowl and add the [[Onion|onion]], [[Tomatoes|tomatoes]], [[Coriander|coriander]] and [[Chilies|chilies]].
 
| Whisk together the [[Olive oil|olive oil]], [[Lemon juice|lemon juice]], [[Oregano|oregano]] and pour all over. Toss to [[Blend|blend]] well.
 
| Whisk together the [[Olive oil|olive oil]], [[Lemon juice|lemon juice]], [[Oregano|oregano]] and pour all over. Toss to [[Blend|blend]] well.
| Heat [[La Costeña Refried beans]] on a [[Stove|stove]] or in [[Microwave|microwave]].
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| Heat La Costeña Refried beans on a [[Stove|stove]] or in [[Microwave|microwave]].
 
| Heat [[Tortillas|tortillas]] on a flat pan then wrap in a [[Kitchen towel|kitchen towel]] to keep them warm.
 
| Heat [[Tortillas|tortillas]] on a flat pan then wrap in a [[Kitchen towel|kitchen towel]] to keep them warm.
 
| Place them inside a bamboo [[Steamer|steamer]] or any other plastic container with lid.
 
| Place them inside a bamboo [[Steamer|steamer]] or any other plastic container with lid.

Revision as of 16:11, 14 July 2015


Tender cactus (nopalitos) tacos
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Servings:Serves 4
Ready in:25 minutes
Prep. time:15 minutes
Cook time:10 minutes
Difficulty:Average difficulty
Recipe author:Chef
First published:4th June 2015

This tender cactus recipe is courtesy of MexTrade.co.uk and originates from Tamal UK

Located in Maltby Street market and Duke of York Square, Tamal UK is the perfect way of getting in touch with mexican food. Specializing in Tamales this Mexican street stall is one of the favourites of Mexican people. Order them online or visit the fabulous food market.

Ingredients

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Method

  1. Drain La Costeña nopalitos.
  2. Place the nopalitos in a salad bowl and add the onion, tomatoes, coriander and chilies.
  3. Whisk together the olive oil, lemon juice, oregano and pour all over. Toss to blend well.
  4. Heat La Costeña Refried beans on a stove or in microwave.
  5. Heat tortillas on a flat pan then wrap in a kitchen towel to keep them warm.
  6. Place them inside a bamboo steamer or any other plastic container with lid.
  7. Place about 2 tablespoons of La Costena Refried beans on the tortilla and top with another 2 tablespoons of the vegetable mixture.
  8. Top with some cheese if you like.

Recipe source

Mextrade.co.uk has kindly given Cookipedia permission to reproduce this recipe.

Mextrade markets and sells a premium portfolio of original wholesale Mexican ingredients and branded products in the UK.

Mextrade was founded in 2010 by Mexican entrepreneur’s cuisine lovers, opened with a primary goal of bringing irresistible flavours from the best quality Mexican products to households, kitchens and dinner tables across the UK.

Mextrade are an impressive Mexican ingredients wholesaler who will shortly be opening a retail online outlet of their products for home delivery.