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Agua De Nopal


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Beverages Ethnic Fat-free

Ingredients:

  • 2 Cactus Paddles
  • 1 qt Water
  • 1 Lemon
  • Sugar; To Taste

Directions:

JUICE IT: Many Mexicans drink nopal juice because it is believed to control diabetes and relieve intestinal upsets.
 
Cut the raw paddles into pieces that will fit in your blender. Throw in 3-inch-long slices of lemon peel and sugar. Use the liquefy function until your mixture has the consistency of apple juice. Add ice and serve.
 
Serves 2.
 
©1999 Mercury Center. Copied with permission.
 
Recipe by: San Jose Mercury Newspaper, 1/27/99
 
Posted to EAT-LF Digest by Reggie Dwork <reggie@reggie.com> on Jan 27, 1999, converted by MM_Buster v2.0l.