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Cheese and Cactus Sandwiches

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Prep Time:
30 min

Cook Time:
16 Min

Servings:
4 Servings

Difficulty:
Moderate

Prep Time:
30 min

Cook Time:
16 Min

Servings:
4 Servings

Difficulty:
Moderate

INGREDIENTS

DOUGH

  • 2 C. corn masa flour
  • 1 C. plus 2 tbsps water
  • 2 Tbsps. Crisco® Pure Corn Oil
  • 1/2 tsp. salt

FILLING

  • 1 C. nopalitos (cactus paddles, cooked and sliced)
  • 1 C. shredded Mexican melting cheese like, queso quesadilla or Monterey Jack

DIRECTIONS

  1. For Dough: COMBINE masa flour, water, oil and salt in a medium bowl. Knead until pliable and soft. Divide into 8 portions. Roll each portion into a 5 1/2-inch round disk.
  2. For Filling: COMBINE nopalitos and cheese in a small bowl. Place 1/2 C. of mixture onto the center of 4 disks. Cover with another disk. Pinch edges to seal.
  3. HEAT skillet or griddle until hot. Cook sandwiches for 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown and crispy.

Nutrition

Serving size
(1 sandwich)

  • Calories 380
  • Calories from Fat160g
  • Total Fat 17g
  • Saturated Fat 7g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 30mg
  • Sodium 280mg
  • Potassium 0mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 46g
  • Dietary Fiber 8g
  • Sugars 2g
  • Protein 12g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Vitamin D 0%
  • Calcium 0%
  • Thiamin 0%
  • Niacin 0%
  • Zinc 0%
  • Riboflavin 0%
  • Iron 0%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet