Central Texas Gardener

Harvest Prickly Pear Pads for Nopalitos

Clip: Season 27 | 53s | Video has closed captioning.

Carlos Monteros shows how to pull off a prickly pear cactus pad (nopal) and prep for recipes. Sauté with eggs, boil, or eat fresh in a nopalito salad! To create more plants, simply dry the nopal for a few days and plant in a gritty, well-drained soil mix for cactus/succulents.

Aired: 02/23/23

Rating: TV-G

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