Prickly Pear Salsa
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 TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 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
- Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Refrigerate until serving.
Nutrition Facts1/4 cup: 14 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 4mg sodium, 3g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 0 protein.
Originally published as Prickly Pear Salsa in Birds & Blooms December/January 1998
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