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Tortillas with Cactus and Cheese

"It's a very simple taco quesadilla that's tangy with a hint of heat. Top with sour cream if you like, but they're great on their own."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 198 cals
Original recipe yields 10 servings

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  1. Season nopales with adobo seasoning. Fold seasoned nopales, Cheddar cheese, and cilantro inside tortillas.
  2. Place filled tortillas in a medium skillet over medium low heat, and warm until cheese is melted.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 198 calories; 10 g fat; 18.4 g carbohydrates; 8.9 g protein; 24 mg cholesterol; 354 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I liked it!! We eat Nopales all the time. I used fresh. I sliced and boiled it with onions and tomatillo skins to cut down on the slime. Nice taco, and great on the grill!!

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this is a very bland recipe, next time do what i did, rinse the nopales (cactus) until the slime is gone. in a pan heat up 2 tbs oil and add 1/4 c. diced onions and cook until it is transparent,...

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this is a very bland recipe, next time do what i did, rinse the nopales (cactus) until the slime is gone. in a pan heat up 2 tbs oil and add 1/4 c. diced onions and cook until it is transparent,...

I liked it!! We eat Nopales all the time. I used fresh. I sliced and boiled it with onions and tomatillo skins to cut down on the slime. Nice taco, and great on the grill!!

Good with sour cream on top. These were a little plain-tasting; I would maybe add diced tomatoes next time.

You really outta amp this recipe up. I rinsed, drained, and dried the nopales, used Mexican style cheese, and sprinkled cayenne pepper, cumin, and onion powder to give it a kick. It left the per...

I made this into quesadillas like the previous reviewer. They were good but a bit bland - next time I will add some sauteed onion and bell pepper. Oh, make sure you thoroughly rinse the nopales ...

I didn't have any Adobo seasoning, so I used a generous amount of cayenne pepper on the cactus. I ended up making mini quesadillas so I was able to snack on them while at work. Thanks Mary!

Not really crazy about this one.