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Cactus Pico De Gallo Salsa

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“a salsa made with cooked cactus and other fresh ingredients and mexican cheese. This can be used as a dip or over foods as a salsa. My mother fixed this when we we were growing up, I guess because we had cactus growing in our yard and she had to find ways to use the cactus. Cactus is very delicious and can be used in several dishes”

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  1. Rinse cactus well under cold water. Cut the already sliced cactus into small pieces. The cactus also has a serrano in the jar, mince that also.
  2. Dice tomatoes, onion, jalapenos (I leave the seeds in, but you can take seeds out) and cilantro. In a large bowl mix all ingredients together, add minced garlic and salt to taste. Crumble Queso Fresco into the mix and add lemon juice. You may want to add a little lemon juice at a time and mix and taste until it is to your liking.

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