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Sopa De Nopales

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  Olive oil/Salad oil 1 Tablespoon
  Onion 8 Ounce, chopped (1 Large Piece)
  Tomatillos 1 Pound, husks removed, rinsed and coarsely chopped (About 16 Medium-Size)
  Regular strength chicken broth 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Sliced cactus 33 Ounce, packed in water, drained and rinsed (1 Large Jar, Nopales Or Nopalitos)
  Lime juice 2 Tablespoon
  Minced fresh cilantro 2 Tablespoon (Coriander)
  Panela cheese/Feta cheese 2 Ounce, crumbled

In a 4- to 5-quart pan over medium heat, stir oil and onion often until onion is golden, about 15 minutes.
Add tomatillos; stir often just until soft, about 6 minutes.
Add broth; bring to a boil over high heat.
Stir in cactus, lime juice, and cilantro.
Cook until hot.
Ladle soup into a tureen.
Offer cheese to add to taste.
Accompany with lime wedges.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 756 Calories from Fat 282

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.6%

Saturated Fat 11 g54.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30 mg10%

Sodium 4203.9 mg175.2%

Total Carbohydrates 89 g29.7%

Dietary Fiber 34 g136.1%

Sugars 45.3 g

Protein 40 g80.6%

Vitamin A 144.7% Vitamin C 289.9%

Calcium 194.3% Iron 52.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sopa De Nopales Recipe