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How to Harvest and Prepare the Prickly Pear

Prickly Pear

These cactus fruits are sweet and delicious, but due to their hair-like thorns, they can be tricky to use.  Find how to pick and prepare this amazing fruit.

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Rajas with Grilled Nopales

A recipe for Rajas made with roasted green chiles, caramalized onions and grilled cactus.

Grilled Cactus Salad

A delicious cold salad made with grilled cactus for a unique twist.

Grilled Cactus- Nopales

A quick guide to harvesting, preparing, seasoning and grilling the cactus plant known as "Opuntia" or "Nopales."

Layered Shredded Beef Enchiladas

Shredded beef makes a great addition to layered cheese enchildas.

Layered Shredded Chicken Enchiladas

Shredded chicken makes a great addition to layered cheese enchildas.

Layered Shredded Pork Enchiladas

These layered enchiladas are a great way to use up leftover carnitas or shredded pork

Layered Cheese Enchiladas

No time to cook? Try this quick and easy layered enchilada recipe that cuts down the preparation time, yet keeps all the flavor!

Red Mole (Mild)

A zesty red chile simmer sauce using mild red chiles.

Red Mole

A red chile sauce traditionally used to simmer chicken.

Mole Poblano

A zesty chile sauce made in the traditional style of Puebla.

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