Tortillas with Cactus and Cheese

It’s a very simple taco quesadilla that’s tangy with a hint of heat. Top with sour cream if you like, but they’re great on their own.

Original recipe makes 10 servings


1 (16 ounce) jar nopales – drained, rinsed, and dried
Adobo seasoning to taste
1 (8 ounce) package shredded Cheddar cheese
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
10 (6 inch) flour tortillas

  • PREP

    15 mins

  • COOK

    15 mins


    30 mins


  1. Season nopales with adobo seasoning. Fold seasoned nopales, Cheddar cheese, and cilantro inside tortillas.
  2. Place filled tortillas in a medium skillet over medium low heat, and warm until cheese is melted.


Calories: 198 kcal
Carbohydrates: 18.4 g
Cholesterol: 24 mg
Fat: 10 g
Fiber: 2.1 g
Protein: 8.9 g
Sodium: 354 mg