Prickly Pear

Have you ever eaten prickly pear?. If you have not, you should consider it next time you see them at the farmer's market, prickly pear is a cactus with jointed stems and oval flattened segments, having barbed bristles and large pear-shaped, prickly fruits.

This fruit is fruit is very common in Mexico which is known as "tuna", it comes in three different colors red, green and yellow Tunas (prickly pear) is not only delicious and refreshing and with a nice watermelon aroma, it's got a ton of benefits, has been promoted for treating diabetes, high cholesterol, obesity and even hangovers!.,

prickly_redThere are numerous of recipes that you can make at home too, jam, Margaritas and even wine, just remember "Be careful with the spines or the wine could have a bite".

 

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