Nopales con huevo (cactus and scrambled eggs). Popular Southern Texas breakfast tacos filled w/ sautéed cactus, scrambled eggs & spices. Another winner from Corpus Christi native Amanda Escamilla of Tex. This is one of the easiest ways to prepare Nopales (cactus paddles).
Taste about the same, but much less bother to clean. Nopales (cactus leaves) with scrambled eggs are a delicious treat, and good with tortillas or toast. The soft, almost grassy flavor of the cactus (it is a plant, after all) goes as well with eggs as similarly mild-flavored but distinctive veggies like asparagus or spinach. You can have Nopales con huevo (cactus and scrambled eggs) using 5 ingredients and 2 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Nopales con huevo (cactus and scrambled eggs)
- You need 12 of eggs.
- You need 3 of serano chiles sliced up.
- You need 2 of garlic cloves.
- Prepare 1 lb of cleaned diced nopales.
- Prepare 1 of salt to taste.
Nopales con huevos is a classic Mexican dish made with prickly pear cactus and scrambled eggs. Notes: Nopales (cactus leaves) have been a staple of Mexican cooking since pre-Hispanic times. They taste a little like green beans, and they're a source of vitamins A and C. You can serve your Nopales con Huevo (Cactus with Eggs) with avocado and queso fresco as I did.
Nopales con huevo (cactus and scrambled eggs) instructions
- In fry pan with small amount of oil sautee nopales chiles and garlic till they start to brown.
- In a bowl add salt, beat eggs till mixed well. Add to pan with rest of the ingredients and cook until eggs are done..
I remember going on vacation back to Texas were my Gramma would say if you want me to make your nopales con huevos take a clothes pin and glove and cut. Nopales con huevo is a classic Mexican dish made with cactus paddles and scrambled eggs. #nopales #huevo #mexican #mexicanrecipe #delicious Popular Southern Texas breakfast tacos filled w/ sautéed cactus, scrambled eggs & spices. Another winner from Corpus Christi native Amanda Escamilla of Tex Mex Eats. Nopales con Huevo, or Cactus with Eggs.