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Cactus Leaves

Description

Ratto Bros. farms is pleased to offer cactus leaves, traditionally found in Mexican and Central American cuisine and recently gaining popularity in the United States. The fleshy green slabs are protected by lighter prickles. Edible cactus can be eaten raw, steamed or sautéed, and is excellent in salad, salsa, corn dishes, couscous or rice, and burritos.

Nutritional Information:

Serving Size 3/4 cup (85g), Calories 20

Protein

1g

Sodium

5mg

Carbohydrate

4g

Vitamin A

0%

Dietary Fiber

1g

Vitamin C

15%

Fat

0g

Calcium

8%

Cholesterol

0mg

Iron

8%

Picture of Cactus

Care and Handling

Can be refrigerated tightly wrapped for up to a week. Before using, the thorns must be removed. A vegetable peeler will shave them off quickly. Trim the outside edges of the pads as well.

Ratto Bros. follows and recommends the guidelines set forth by the Federal Department of Agriculture (FDA) about commercial and home users washing all produce thoroughly under running water before eating, cutting, or cooking. For more information, visit the FDA’s website Consumers > Raw Produce: Selecting and Serving it Safely.

Quantity

Cases per Pallet

PLU

10 lbs.

100

4558

20 lbs.

70

4558

30 lbs.

42

4558

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