Nopales Cactus Frittata Recipe Video


Cooking Time30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
Main Ingredient,


 Nopales1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Mexican onions1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Poblano pepper1 , roasted
 Cooked pinto beans1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cooked rice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Fresh garlic2 Tablespoon
 Cacique crema mexicana1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Cacique cotija1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cacique panela1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Coconut milk1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Paprika1 Teaspoon
 Chipotle chili1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 275 Calories from Fat 138

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g23.9%

Saturated Fat 9.3 g46.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 166.8 mg55.6%

Sodium 980.8 mg40.9%

Total Carbohydrates 21 g6.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.6 g14.4%

Sugars 1.9 g

Protein 14 g28.3%

Vitamin A 35.8% Vitamin C 11%

Calcium 29% Iron 13.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Turn oven on to 400 degrees Fahrenheit,
2. Cut Cactus and Pepper in bite size pieces, slice onion and chop garlic.
3. Saute vegetables, beans and rice with garlic in a hot light oiled pan 3-4 minutes or until onion is soft.
4. Transfer vegetable mix into a greased oven safe dish.
5. Whip egg, cream, crumbled cheese, spices and salt well, although cheese will stay in small clumps.
6. Pour batter over vegetable mix and bake in oven for 30-40 minutes or until Frittata is firm.
7. Let Frittata sit for 5-10 minutes before serving it up with fresh fruit or green salad.
8. Enjoy!

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Editors Review

Have you ever tried making something with your leftovers like beans, veggies? You should watch the video to know the trick. Crema Mexicana is used in the recipe. Egg is the main ingredient in the recipe. You can serve it with toasted bread.