Ensalada de Nopales

10–15 minutes
to prep

0 minutes
to cook

4–6 servings

About this Recipe

This Nopales Salad is one delicious way to enjoy tender nopales, combined with fresh tomatoes, onion, cilantro and more.

Recipe by: Luis R. Cabrales
Photos by: Maria French


  • 1 (32-ounce) jar of diced nopales, drained (we recommend using Nopales Tiernos)
  • 2 to 4 jalapeño peppers (depending on preferred spice level)
  • 3 medium tomatoes, diced
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, diced
  • 1/2 small onion, diced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
Lao-Style Pho

Step-by-Step Instructions

Step 1

Mix the diced nopales, tomatoes, onions, jalapeño, and cilantro.

Step 2

Add salt and black pepper to taste

Step 3

Serve and enjoy!