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This is one of the easiest ways to prepare Nopales. For some reason, my mom never prepared nopales in this way; it was until I was married that I started to cook them like this, as my husband enjoys them like this for breakfast, along with a warm and crusty bolillo.
Course Basic Recipes
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 4 minutes
Cook Time 6 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1 serving
Calories 271kcal


  • cups nopales chopped and cooked
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tbsp. green onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste


  • Add the oil to a frying pan over medium heat. Once it is hot, add the chopped green onions and stir-fry for a minute.
  • Stir in the nopales, and cook for 1–2 minutes. Add the eggs and cook until tender, stirring as needed. Add salt to taste. Serve with beans and warm corn tortillas.


Here is the link to the process of precooking the nopales. HERE


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 271kcal | Carbohydrates: 4g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 327mg | Sodium: 141mg | Potassium: 350mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1030IU | Vitamin C: 10.9mg | Calcium: 165mg | Iron: 2.3mg