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NOPALES (NOPALITOS, PRICKLY PEAR) — FRESH, RAW

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7-14 days

 

Tips

  • How long do nopales last? The precise answer to that question depends to a large extent on storage conditions - keep nopales refrigerated.
  • To maximize the shelf life of nopales, refrigerate in plastic bag.
  • How long do nopales last in the fridge? Properly stored, nopales will last for about 7 to 14 days in the refrigerator.
  • Can you freeze nopales? Nopales do not freeze well and freezing is not recommended for quality purposes.
  • How to tell if nopales are bad or spoiled? The best way is to smell and look at the nopales: discard any nopales that have an off smell or appearance; if mold appears, discard the nopales.

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