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Unread 10-11-2012, 03:45 PM   #1
cowgirl
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Default Grilled Cactus....and some jelly

I don't think I've posted this here before.
Not sure if there are any Brethren who would be interested in salad and jelly. lol

Sorry for so many pics!!


in my pasture...



prickly pear cactus...











I hold them with pliers and scrape the thorns off with sharp knife...



remove thorns..






corn, cactus, black beans, shrimp, scallions, jalapenos..



brush with oil and onto the grill..


shrimp on grill too..







slice grilled cactus...



make dressing..
1/3 cup red wine vinegar, 2/3 cup oil, minced garlic, 1 TBs dijon mustard , onion powder, salt and pepper to taste



make salad, grilled cactus, corn, scallions, tomatoes, onion, black beans...




Grilled cactus, shrimp and corn salad...






make jelly with cactus fruit..










simmer fruit in small amount of water



strain...





sugar, pectin and lemon juice





cactus jelly..









Just something different...


Thank you for looking!
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