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Nopales and Cotija Salad With Spicy Cilantro Vinaigrette

 
One serving costs about $3.14 One serving costs about $3.14

$3.14 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

6 gluten-free,gluten free side dish,antipasti,salad,starter,snack,appetizer,antipasto,hor d'oeuvre
spoonacular Score:77%

Spoonacular Score: 77%

 

Nopales and Cotija Salad With Spicy Cilantro Vinaigrette is a hor d'oeuvre that serves 6. For $3.14 per serving, this recipe covers 20% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Watching your figure? This gluten free recipe has 467 calories, 7g of protein, and 33g of fat per serving. 1 person were glad they tried this recipe. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 45 minutes. This recipe from Foodista requires vinaigrette, kosher salt, lime zest, and ground cumin. Overall, this recipe earns a solid spoonacular score of 66%. If you like this recipe, you might also like recipes such as Spicy Coleslaw with Charred Jalapeño Vinaigrette and Cotija, Heirloom Tomato and Avocado Salad with Crispy Wontons and Spicy Cilantro Vinaigrette, and Spicy Cilantro Vinaigrette.

Salad on the menu? Try pairing with Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, and Gruener Veltliner. Sauvignon Blanc and Gruner Veltliner both have herby notes that complement salads with enough acid to match tart vinaigrettes, while a Chardonnay can be a good pick for creamy salad dressings. The Paint Horse Carneros Chardonnay with a 5 out of 5 star rating seems like a good match. It costs about 22 dollars per bottle.

Paint Horse Carneros Chardonnay

vanilla , pear

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Ingredients

Servings:
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps agave nectar
agave nectar
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps apple cider vinegar
apple cider vinegar
1
1  avocado
avocado
2
2  beets
beets
1 cup
1 cup fresh cilantro
fresh cilantro
1 cup
1 cup fresh cilantro
fresh cilantro
4 ounces
4 ounces cotija cheese
cotija cheese
2 tsps
2 tsps fresh ginger
fresh ginger
2 cloves
2 cloves garlic
garlic
0.25 cup
0.25 cup grapeseed oil
grapeseed oil
1 tsp
1 tsp ground cumin
ground cumin
1
1  lime (juice)
lime (juice)
some
some kosher salt
kosher salt
1
1  lime zest
lime zest
2 medium
2 medium nopales
nopales
some
some olive oil
olive oil
3
3  orange tomatoes
orange tomatoes
1
1  red onion
red onion
some
some salad
salad
some
some serrano pepper
serrano pepper
2 large
2 large sweet potatoes
sweet potatoes
some
some vinaigrette
vinaigrette
2 Tbsps agave nectar
2 Tbsps
agave nectar
2 Tbsps apple cider vinegar
2 Tbsps
apple cider vinegar
1  avocado
1
avocado
2  beets
2
beets
1 cup fresh cilantro
1 cup
fresh cilantro
1 cup fresh cilantro
1 cup
fresh cilantro
4 ounces cotija cheese
4 ounces
cotija cheese
2 tsps fresh ginger
2 tsps
fresh ginger
2 cloves garlic
2 cloves
garlic
0.25 cup grapeseed oil
0.25 cup
grapeseed oil
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp
ground cumin
1  lime (juice)
1
lime (juice)
some kosher salt
some
kosher salt
1  lime zest
1
lime zest
2 medium nopales
2 medium
nopales
some olive oil
some
olive oil
3  orange tomatoes
3
orange tomatoes
1  red onion
1
red onion
some salad
some
salad
some serrano pepper
some
serrano pepper
2 large sweet potatoes
2 large
sweet potatoes
some vinaigrette
some
vinaigrette

Equipment

baking paper
baking paper
food processor
food processor
baking sheet
baking sheet
colander
colander
sieve
sieve
bowl
bowl
oven
oven
baking paper
baking paper
food processor
food processor
baking sheet
baking sheet
colander
colander
sieve
sieve
bowl
bowl
oven
oven


Instructions

  1. Place beets and sweet potatoes in one bowl and red onion and tomatoes in a separate bowl. Drizzle a bit of olive oil and salt over each bowl of vegetables and toss to coat.
  2. Spread the veggies in a flat layer on two separate parchment paper lined baking sheets. Slide beets and sweet potatoes in the oven and roast at 400 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Place tomatoes and red onions into the oven on a separate rack and continue roasting for another 20-25 minutes.
  3. Remove veggies from oven and let sit for a few minutes to continue cooling.
  4. Place nopales pieces into a sieve or colander and rinse under warm water for a couple of minutes. (If your nopales is extra oozy, continue to run water over the pieces until most of the juice stops running). Set aside.
  5. Prepare dressing by placing cider vinegar, cilantro, garlic, lime juice and zest, agave nectar, serrano pepper and cumin in a food processor. Blend until smooth. Slowly drizzle in grapeseed oil until incorporated. Salt to taste.
  6. Finish salad by tossing warm roasted veggies with nopales. Top with avocado and cotija cheese. Drizzle cilantro dressing over the salad.
  7. Taste a tiny piece of the serrano pepper before adding it to the dressing. You can add more or less based on your penchant for heat.

Read the detailed instructions on Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $3.23
Ingredient
2 tablespoons agave nectar
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 avocado
2 beets
1 cup fresh cilantro
1 cup fresh cilantro
4 ounces cotija cheese
2 teaspoons fresh ginger
2 cloves garlic
¼ cups grapeseed oil
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 lime (juice)
1 lime zest
2 mediums nopales
some olive oil
3 orange tomatoes
1 red onion
some salad
some serrano pepper
2 larges sweet potatoes
some vinaigrette
Price
$0.30
$0.11
$1.50
$0.91
$0.53
$0.53
$1.46
$0.02
$0.13
$0.35
$0.13
$0.25
$5.58
$0.02
$1.00
$0.01
$0.37
$3.77
$0.05
$2.27
$0.05
$19.35

Nutritional Information

Quickview
467 Calories
6g Protein
32g Total Fat
39g Carbs
33% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
467k
23%

Fat
32g
51%

  Saturated Fat
6g
39%

Carbohydrates
39g
13%

  Sugar
12g
14%

Cholesterol
16mg
6%

Sodium
511mg
22%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
6g
13%

Vitamin A
17061IU
341%

Vitamin E
5mg
40%

Vitamin K
37µg
36%

Vitamin C
26mg
32%

Manganese
0.59mg
29%

Fiber
7g
29%

Vitamin B6
0.53mg
26%

Folate
101µg
25%

Potassium
807mg
23%

Vitamin B2
0.33mg
20%

Phosphorus
175mg
18%

Vitamin B5
1mg
17%

Copper
0.32mg
16%

Calcium
159mg
16%

Magnesium
59mg
15%

Vitamin B1
0.19mg
13%

Iron
2mg
11%

Vitamin B3
1mg
10%

Zinc
1mg
9%

Selenium
4µg
6%

Vitamin B12
0.32µg
5%

covered percent of daily need

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