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Mexican Cactus Salad Side-dish

This colorful, festive, and tasty side dish is perfect alongside any Mexican Entree!
Prep Time 15 mins
Marinating Time 1 d
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4


  • Festive Bowl
  • Cutting Board
  • Clever
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring Spoons


  • 1 c. Dona Marias Nopolitas (tender cactus) diced
  • 1 c. canned corn drained
  • 1 c. canned Rotel tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1/2 c. diced green onion
  • 1 TBS Cilntro dried and crushed
  • 1 TBS garlic


  • Drain and rinse the cactus. Dice 1 cup put in a mixing bowl.
  • Drain Rotel tomatoes. add 1 c. to diced cactus in mixing bowl.
  • Drain corn and stir 1 c. to previous ingredients in mixing bowl.
  • Blend 1/2 c diced green onions, 1 TBS of cilantro and 1 TBS garlic to salad. mix well and add a pinch of salt to ignite flavors.
  • Finally, chill salad for 1 hour before serving or let in marinate itself overnight in the refrigerator.
Keyword cowboy food