, , ,

Haole Koa and Nopal Salad


This salad feels so nourishing on a hot summer day. To prepare the nopal make sure it doesn’t have any thorns or glochids, if you need to remove them it’s best to handle them with a gardening glove and go against the grain of the thorn to remove. Recipe by Chef Sofia Flores Florencia @abuelitatechnology


1 Tablespoon green haole koa seeds, soaked or unsoaked

1 nopal ear, cut into cubes

1 large ripe tomato, cut into roughly 1” pieces

1 radish, sliced thinly

½ serrano pepper, sliced thinly in rings

½ shallot, sliced thinly in rings

Cilantro for garnish

extra virgin olive oil, drizzled on top

coarse sea salt

juice of ½ a lime


Prepare ingredients.


Put all ingredients on a plate, except the cilantro, olive oil, and salt.


Drizzle high-quality extra virgin olive oil on top, followed by lime juice, then coarse sea salt. Finish with cilantro leaves.

0 replies

Leave a Reply

Want to join the discussion?
Feel free to contribute!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *