Sautéed Nopales

Sauteed nopales are a tasty taco ingredient as well as a hearty side dish

PREPARATIONINGREDIENTS
PREP 10 min2 c NOPAL CACTUS, RINSED AND CHOPPED, THORNS REMOVED* (see video below)
COOK 10-15 min MED HEAT1 CLOVE GARLIC, FINELY CHOPPED
NON-STIC SKILLET1 TOMATO, CHOPPED
SERVES 41 Tbsp OIL, WATER, or VEGETABLE BROTH
INSTRUCTIONS
1. Heat OLIVE OIL, WATER or BROTH to medium temperature.
2. Add GARLIC and sautee lightly
3. Add TOMATO and NOPALES and stir lightly
4. Lower heat and sautee 10-15 minutes until nopales turn dark green

*If you are starting with fresh uncut nopales, clean and remove spines and nodes. This video shows how to do that.