Reyes Produce - source for the most fresh Mexican produce including Nopal...
Available in: 36 LBS
- Nopales are one of very low calorie vegetables. 100 g of fresh leaves carry just 16 calories. Nonetheless, its modified leaves (paddles) have many vital phytochemicals, fiber, anti-oxidants, vitamins, and minerals that can immensely benefit health.
- Further, nopal pads contain small levels of B-complex group of vitamins such as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine), and pantothenic acid. These vitamins are essential for optimum cellular enzymatic and metabolic functions inside the human body.
- They can be eaten raw in salads (ensalada di nopales) and salsa (nopal de salsa) with onion, tomato seasoned with salt, pepper, and dried-oregano and dress with olive oil.
- Boiled, and roast or grilled nopalitos are again eaten as a delicious side dish.