Only complicated thing about making nopalitos with egg whites is the process of blanching the nopales, instead it turns out to be a light , inexpensive dinner and best of all, very healthy. Keep reading Guruwalik and do not miss how to make eggs with light nopales .
Ingredients to make Eggs with light nopales:
- 3 pieces of Egg white
- 100 grams of Nopales
- 50 grams of Tomato
- 30 grams of Onion
- 2 garlic cloves
- 1 teaspoon of baking soda
- 1 pinch of oregano
- 1 pinch of salt and pepper
- 1 liter of water
- 1 teaspoon of olive oil
How to make Eggs with light nopales:
Step NO 1
Before preparing this light dinner , we prepare and wash all the ingredients that we are going to use.
Step NO 2
The first step is to blanch the nopales in order to cut off the slime, so our eggs with nopales will taste much better. We start by chopping the nopales into cubes and in a saucepan with half a liter of cold water we dissolve half a teaspoon of baking soda. Add the nopales to the saucepan with water and turn on the fire.
Step NO 3
Bring to a boil , once the nopales release foam, let it boil for two minutes and strain.
Step NO 4
We return the nopales to the saucepan along with another half liter of cold water and half a teaspoon of bicarbonate. We repeat the bleaching process and reserve.
Step NO 5
Apart finely chop the garlic, onion and tomato.
Step NO 6
In a pan with olive oil already hot over medium heat, sauté the garlic and onion , then add the chopped tomato and the blanched nopales. Season with a pinch of oregano, salt and pepper.
Step NO 7
To finish our eggs with light nopales we separate the whites from the yolks , and with the pan still on the fire we add the whites without stopping moving.
Tip: You can add chopped serrano peppers or a chili of your choice to give it a touch of Mexican flavor
Step NO 8
Cook over medium heat until the eggs are to taste and serve immediately. Accompany your light dinner with slices of panela cheese, a sauce to your liking or even a couple of corn tortillas .
Tip: This dish tastes much better hot, try not to let it cool when serving
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