A video posted to Facebook by NowThisFood earlier this month called nopales (or prickly pear cactus) the “hottest food trend in 2018.”
American-Statesman readers came out in droves to denounce the label and react to the traditional Mexican dish’s designation on our Facebook page.
Read a sampling of what they had to say below:
Nopales can be eaten raw or cooked. The taste of nopales is sometimes likened to green beans.