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Spicy Jackfruit & Nopales

Take a walk on your wild side with this exotic recipe featuring Jackfruit and Nopales (cactus). Your taste buds will thank you.

Ingredients:

  • 2 large plum tomatoes
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 tsp garlic
  • 3/4 can of jackfruit
  • 1/3 small yellow onion
  • 1/3 cup canned nopales
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/8 tsp red pepper
  • 1/4 tsp oregano
  • Vegetable oil

Method:

  1. Preheat oven to 425°F.
  2. Dice tomatoes. Toss with olive oil and garlic and roast for 15 minutes.
  3. While tomatoes are roasting, chop jackfruit and dice onion.
  4. Coat bottom of a pan with vegetable oil for light frying and heat.
  5. Add onions and jackfruit and begin to lightly fry - about three to five minutes.
  6. Add spices and toss.
  7. Measure nopales and add to pan - continue to cook until warm; about four minutes.
  8. Once finished, add tomatoes and toss.
  9. Salt to taste and serve.

Makes 4 servings 

Nutritional Information Per RecipePer Serving
Calories 280 70
Protein 3.8 g 0.95 g
Phenylalanine 104 mg 26 mg
Leucine 111 mg 27.75 mg
Tyrosine 56 mg 14 mg