Prickly Pear"Cactus Pear"
It should be immediately clear that cactus pears or prickly pears are not actually pears, but rather the juicy berries of a cactus. They boast flavor that's like a sunny little watermelon on an equatorial vacation. Carefully peel before eating and feel free to either eat the seeds or spit them out. This fruit is most popular in jellies, butters and vinaigrettes, but we think they're simply fantastic sliced and served in grilled beef salads beside wide glasses brimming with prickly pear margaritas.
Prickly Pear Season: Winter
|Serv. Size 1/2 cup sliced (74.5g)|
|Amount Per Serving
|Calories 30||Calories From Fat 0|
|% Daily Value *|
|Total Fat 0g||0%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 7g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber 3g||11%|
|Soluble Fiber 0g|
|Insoluble Fiber 5g|
|** Contains less than 2 percent of the Daily Value of these nutrients.|
|* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:|
|Total Fat||Less than||65g||80g|
|Saturated Fat||Less than||20g||25g|
|Calories per gram:|
|Fat 9 · Carbohydrate 4 · Protein 4|
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