Drowned Egg Nopales - Mexican Recipe

Drowned Egg Nopales – Mexican Recipe

This is a little known Mexican recipe. Drowning eggs with nopals*. It combines the flavors of nopales, eggs, and chili peppers. Nopales are delicious and nutritious.

*Nopal is a cactus that is edible when roasted or steamed. It can be eaten warm or as a salad. If you don’t have nopales within reach, you can substitute green beans, green beans, or green beans (though they don’t taste the same).

material: for 4 people

  • 1/2 kg cooked chopped nopales
  • 2 medium tomatoes (chopped)
  • 1 small onion chopped
  • 2 green chillies (chopped)
  • 4 eggs
  • cotija cheese
  • chopped coriander
  • oil
  • salt


Heat oil in a pan and immediately add tomatoes, onions, and green chillies.

Add the nopales and finally the eggs and salt.

It doesn’t stick because it’s always moving.

Garnish with sliced ​​or grated cotija cheese and chopped cilantro.

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