RE: [CH] Nopalitos?

Michael Schapansky (
Tue, 24 Mar 1998 21:42:55 -0600

They're pretty tasty too if you like that sort of thing.
To me they're like a cross between string beans and okra.

> Nopales are the pads of the nopal cactus (a type of prickly 
> pear [Opuntia] cactus - I believe all are edible, just some 
> require a lot more work than others to remove the spines). 
> Nopalitos are nopales that are diced or cut into strips. And, 
> yeah, they're probably hard to find outside the lower left 
> corner of the US ...
>                                     DAVe