Young paddles from the prickly pear cactus, de-spined and served as a fresh salad.
A xoconostle salsa recipe from Mexico. Xoconostle, or tuna agria, is a kind of sour prickly pear fruit.
Cholla buds are edible, believe it or not. Here’s how to harvest, prepare, store and eat the buds from the cholla cactus, which live in the American Southwest.