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Prickly Pear Salsa Recipe

I developed this recipe for my special diet after living in Mexico for a couple of years. You can find prickly pear cactus at your grocery store in the specialty food section.—Hope T. Woodhead, Tecate, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:32 servings


  • 3 large tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 medium Golden Delicious apples, grated
  • 2 cups diced cactus pads
  • 2 small zucchini, grated
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • Juice of 2 limes or lemons


  • 1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Refrigerate until serving. Yield: 8 cups.

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 14 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 4mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), trace protein

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Wine Pairings

Sweet Red Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet red wine.