Nopales Recipe (Cactus Pads)

Nopales Recipe (Cactus Pads)

Nopales: Prickly Pear Cactus Pads Desert Lil’s Recipe Book www.desertusa.com Nopales is the Spanish name for Prickly Pear Cactus pads. Prickly Pear Cactus are members of the Opuntia genus, and produce both nopales, a vegetable, and tuna, a fruit. Native...
Mexican recipes with a southwest flavor

Mexican recipes with a southwest flavor

Desert Lil’s Delicacies A DesertUSA Food Feature As we discussed in February, Mexican cooking, like other cuisines, is the product of both regional culture and local agriculture. It’s also the combination of two worlds — the Hispanic and the Native...

Stay cool with a Prickly Pear Margarita!

Prickly Pear Margarita Recipe One of my favorite drink recipes is made with Prickly Pear Syrup. It is called a Prickly Pear Margarita.  I’ve won several margarita contests with this recipe.  A few friends have said it is the best margarita they’ve ever...