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Category : Plants & Vegetables       Region : Southwest ~ California       Rating : 5
Nopalitos Con Arror

Contributor : Added by Administrator

Tribal Affiliation : Cherokee (born and raised in San Antonio, Texas)

Orgin of Recipe : Offered by Offered by Susan Marie Smith-Kennedy ...who learned this from a Family recipe (origin unknown)

Type of Dish : Today's Native Dishes

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Ingredients

  • 2 Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1 Med Onion, Chopped
  • 4-5 Cups Long Grain White Rice, Cooked
  • Ground Black Pepper
  • 30 Oz Jar Goya Nopalitos (Marinated Prickly Pear Cactus), Drained
  • Goya Adobo Seasoning With Cumino (Has Salt)
  • 1 Lb Ground Beef
  • 28 Oz Jar Crushed Tomatoes, In Heavy Puree
  • Cumino, To Taste
  • Mexican Oregano, To Taste
  • Cilantro, To Taste

Directions

In large skillet, sauté onion and garlic.
Add ground beef, cook, drain, return to skillet.
Add tomato and nopalitos. Heat thoroughly. Don't over cook.
Season to taste. Serve over rice.

Note: You can make this meal stretch further by making more rice and leaning the meat/cactus mixture per portion served.


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