Tender Cactus Nopalitos, 425g. The paddle, or soft pads of the plant, are eaten as a green vegetable in Mexico. The best young shoots are packed fresh, pickled or preserved.
Used in dishes, such as traditional nopalito salad or soup. Combined with seafood, omelets, quiches and stews, nopalitos add a delicious and authentic flair.
It is believed that one of the properties of nopalitos (nopal cactus) is a natural medicine for diabetes and cholesterol, and it is also used in the treatment of obesity, gastrointestinal diseases, skin conditions and viral infections.