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Sep 2, 2010 01:30 PM

where to buy prepared (de-thorned) nopales

Looking for a grocery store that sells nopales at least trimmed of thorns. Chopped or not, doesn't matter. New to the area, on the northwest side (Cheverly MD) Tried a couple of places in Riverdale: El Grande and one close to that just across 201. Can't remember the name.

Yes, I can trim them myself, but don't wanna. :)

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  1. I'm pretty sure I saw them in a jar at Harris -Teeter today.

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    1. re: anni

      yeah, I can't decide if a jar or dealing with the thorns is a last resort. I like them better fresh. thanks though!

    2. Mexican Fruit (4th and Morse) in the Florida Market in NE DC (just a few blocks off the NY Ave metro) sells them. Please be aware this is located in a wholesale food district, so stuff tends to close early ~3pm, and many places are closed on Sundays (though I think MF is open).

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