Authentic Nopalitos Salad



1 can or jar (28oz) El Mexicano® Sliced Tender Cactus, drained

10 oz El Mexicano® Queso Fresco Casero®, cubed

2 Roma tomatoes, diced

1/2 White onion, diced

1 bunch fresh Cilantro, chopped

1 Serrano pepper, sliced

Juice of 1 Lime

½ Sea salt (+more if needed)

2 tbsps. Extra virgin olive oil- optional

¼ tsp Mexican oregano – optional


1.) Place sliced tender cactus (Nopalitos) in a bowl. Add in tomatoes, onion, cilantro, serrano pepper, lime juice and mix well. Season with salt to taste. 

2.) You can choose to mix in the fresh cubed queso fresco Casero® or add on top once served.

Recommendations: Enjoy this refreshing authentic salad  as a side to grilled meat or fish or enjoy alone on top of a tostada.

Check out full recipe video: Authentic Nopalitos Salad

or another delicious option: Nopalitos Salad Tostada

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