Scrambled Eggs With Edible Cactus
En Español (Spanish Version)

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size¼ of recipeCalories50Calories from Fat0Total Fat0 gSaturated Fat0 gCholesterol0 mgSodium260 mgTotal Carbohydrate2 gDietary Fiber0 gSugars1 gProteins10 gVitamin A4% DVVitamin C8% DVCalcium6% DVIron2% DV
Percent Daily Values (DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Servings and Times
Servings4Preparation Time25 minutes
Cups of Fruits and Vegetables Per Person:  1.0

Ingredients and Preparation
IngredientsMeasuresPine nuts2 tablespoonsEdible cactus (nopales), de-prickered, rinsed, and cut into ¼-inch squares¼ pound edible cactus (nopales), de-prickered, rinsed, and cut into ¼ inch squaresPeeled and diced medium-hot chili-pepper or low sodium diced tomatoes2 tablespoonsEgg substitute1¾ cup Salt and pepper Cooking spray
  • Directions
  • Toast nuts in a skillet over low heat until lightly browned, stirring often. Reserve.
  • Spray nonstick pan with cooking spray. Stir in cactus.
  • Toss gently over moderate heat until crisp-tender (about 4-5 minutes). Stir in chili-pepper.
  • Blend eggs, adding salt to taste.
  • Add eggs to cactus and chilies. Stir often until set.
  • Sprinkle with pepper and pine nuts and serve hot.



  • Diabetic Exchange
    Fruit: 0; Vegetables: 0; Meat: 1; Milk: 0; Fat: 1; Carbs: 0; Other: 0
    Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. Exchanges are rounded up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.




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