Specialty Vegetables

Want to try a particular recipe but can’t find a particular veggie that’s listed on the ingredients? Turn to Goya for hard-to-find vegetables and let your inner chef cook away!

Cuitlacoche-Corn Mushroom
Cuitlacoche-Corn Mushroom

Also known as "cuitlacoche" is a fungus that grows on the ears of corns. Considered a delicacy in Mexico, used extensively in central region for soup toppings, or crepes.

Loroco Flower
Loroco Flower

A vegetable, actually a flower bud; favored by Central Americans, but in particular Salvadorians.

Nopalitos-Tender Cactus
Nopalitos-Tender Cactus

Tender, young paddles from the Nopal cactus, whose thorns are carefully removed, edges trimmed and washed, then sliced into strips or squares and cooked until tender. Gives your salads a unique and special flavor.

Pacaya Palm
Pacaya Palm

A vegetable, the initial blossom of a variety of date palm tree; has a slight bitter taste.

Whole Palmitos
Whole Palmitos

Make bright dishes with the unique flavor of GOYA® Hearts of Palm! Just open up a can and add to all your favorite salads.

Whole Tomatillos
Whole Tomatillos

Cousin to the gooseberry, the "green tomato" is a key ingredient in many Mexican specialties.

Yuca
Yuca

A root vegetable, similar in texture to its cousin the potato, this popular Hispanic staple with its delicate flavor is often served as a side dish.

Baby Corn in Vinegar
Baby Corn in Vinegar

Flor de Izote in Brine
Flor de Izote in Brine

Mexican-Style Sliced Carrots
Mexican-Style Sliced Carrots

Mexican-Style Zucchini Flower
Mexican-Style Zucchini Flower

Olluco - Melloco - Papalisa
Olluco - Melloco - Papalisa

Pickled Salad
Pickled Salad

Salad Cut Palmitos
Salad Cut Palmitos

Salvadorian-Style Pickled Vegetables
Salvadorian-Style Pickled Vegetables