Nopalitos Salsa

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La Cocina Goya

Fresh Mexican Salsa

Take a trip to Mexico with this crunchy, fresh Nopalitos Salsa. GOYA® Nopalitos – Tender Cactus is an ingredient used widely in Mexican cuisine. Nopalitos have a crunchy texture with a mild, slightly tart taste. Mix with fresh tomatoes, pimientos, salsa verde and spicy jalapeño peppers for a unique, refreshing salsa.

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½ cup

GOYA® Nopalitos-Tender Cactus, drained, rinsed and finely chopped


medium ripe tomato, cored, seeded and finely chopped (about ½ cup)

1 jar (4 oz.)

GOYA® Fancy Pimientos, finely chopped (about ¼ cup)


GOYA® Jalapeño Peppers, seeded and finely chopped (about 1 tbsp.)

1 tsp.

Extra Virgin Olive Oil
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Step 1

In medium bowl, mix together nopalitos, tomato, pimientos, salsa verde, jalapeño pepper, olive oil and salsita. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use. (Note, salsa can be stored, covered and chilled, for up to 5 days.)

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More ways with Nopalitos Salsa:

Tangy, crunchy Nopalitos Salsa makes a unique dip for chips at your next family fiesta. But it also makes a refreshing sauce for freshly-grilled fish (like snapper or tilapia), chicken and steak!

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Appetizers & Snacks Game Day Mexico Under 20

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