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Licuado de Nopal (Cactus Smoothie)

Drink this smoothie every morning before you eat anything else. This juice is rich in fiber, helps speed up your metabolism, and helps eliminate grease and toxins.
Prep Time2 mins
Total Time2 mins
Course: Breakfast, Drinks
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 2 drinks
Calories: 22kcal


  • ½ cup nopal cactus pads cleaned, spines removed, julienned
  • 1/2 cucumber peeled and chopped
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 cup water
  • Crushed ice optional


  • Store julienned nopal in snack bags in the freezer. To make one smoothie use only half the bag of nopal.
  • Place all the ingredients in a blender and blend.


 If you want it to be less chunky then blend longer and or add more water.


Calories: 22kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 13mg | Potassium: 191mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 152IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1mg