Cactus Salad

Ingredients

  • 4 Lg. Cactus Paddles (Thorns & Nodes Removed)
  • 2 Qts Water
  • 1 Tbsp Salt
  • 3 Ea. Scallions
  • 1/4 Cup Cider Vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Lime Juice
  • 1/2 Cup Bella Sun Luci Sun Dried Tomatoes In Olive Oil
  • 1/3 Cup Reserved Olive Oil
  • 2 Tsp Fresh Oregano Leaves
  • 1/2 Cup Sautéed Red Onions
  • 1/2 Cup Queso Fresco (Crumbled)
  • 2 Ea Chipotle Chilies (Drained & Chopped)

Directions

  • Pare off edges of cactus paddles and slice into ¼ inch strips.
  • Bring water, salt, and scallions to a boil.
  • Drop in cactus strips and bring to boiling.
  • Reduce heat and simmer until tender.
  • Drain and rinse.
  • Combine vinegar, lime juice, oil, sun dried tomatoes, and oregano in separate bowl.
  • Arrange cactus strips and sautéed onions on platter, pour vinegar mixture over salad, sprinkle cheese and chilies on top and serve. 
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