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Whole Cactus Leaves

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Quantity/Pack: 2 packages (10 ounces each)
Seasonality: Year Round
Origin: Mexico

This item must be shipped alone, and sent via overnight shipping due to perishability. May not be available for immediate shipment.

Cactus leaves are a staple in Mexican cuisine; they have a flavor
similar to green beans and okra, with hints of green bell pepper and citrus. Add to eggs, salsa, omelets, ceviche and more.

Cactus Leaves or Nopales (noh-PA-les) are leaves that stem from the large Mexican cactus nopal. Often found growing throughout Mexico where they have long been favored, cactus leaves are also gaining acceptance in the United States. Available year-round, Melissa's Whole Cactus Leaves have already had their thorns removed and are ready-to-use.

Add this unique flavor to countless recipes unscathed. You'll love the convenience of this product when you save time and effort by not having to process these leaves yourself. Cactus leaves are a staple in Mexican cuisine; they have a flavor similar to green beans and okra, with hints of green bell pepper and citrus. Add to eggs, salsa, omelets, ceviche and more.

These thornless cactus leaves are packed fresh and are hand-selected for excellent quality. Dice or cut into small pieces or strips, simmer in water until tender, or pan-fry until crisp-tender.

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