La Costena Nopalitos - Tender Cactus - 29.8 oz

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La Costena Nopalitos - Tender Cactus 29.8 oz.

Sliced Prickly La Costena Nopalitos Pear cactus shoots, cooked.

It is believed that one of nopalitos (nopal cactus) properties is a natural diabetes and cholesterol medication, and its also used in the treatment of obesity, gastrointestinal disorders, skin ailments, and viral infections. For more information see Treatments for Diabetes, Cholesterol, and the Immune System by Ran Knishinsky.


Nopalitos - Cactus, or Nopal, is a typical sight in the Mexican landscape. It is not strange that it should find its way into the local cuisine. The use of Nopalitos has its origins in the Roman Catholic observance of serving meatless dishes during Lent; now they are a part of everyday cooking.
The paddle, or tender pads, of the plant (called prickly pear in the U.S.) are eaten as a green vegetable in Mexico. The best young shoots are packed fresh, pickled or preserved.
Sliced for convenience, their use lends itself to a variety of dishes, such as traditional nopalitos salad or soup. Combined with seafood, omelets, quiches, and casseroles, nopalitos adds a delicious and authentic flair.

La Costena Nopalitos

Nopalitos La Costena en vinagre.

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La Costena Nopalitos - Tender Cactus - 29.8 oz
5 Stars based on 1 Review(s)
5 Stars

Review for La Costena Nopalitos - Tender Cactus
January 3, 2011

This brand has a better flavor than most...they have a better spicy flavor


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