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Nopalitos Gelatine

A family favorite side dish and holiday favorite takes on a delicious twist that will make your next gathering something to talk about. It just proves how versatile nopalitos really are!

35 minutes
2 hours
2 hours 35 minutes


  • 1 (30-ounce) jar DOÑA MARÍA® Nopalitos, drained
  • 1 cup mandarin juice
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup mint leaves
  • 2 cups water
  • 8 tablespoons light lemon jelly


  1. In blender cup place nopales, mandarin juice, sugar and mint leaves. Blend on medium low speed 1 to 2 or until well blended.
  2. In large saucepan over medium heat, heat water 3 minutes without boiling.
  3. Add gelatine. Stir until fully integrated, cook 2 minutes over low heat. Remove from heat.
  4. Add tangerine juice. Stir 2 minutes or until fully combined.
  5. Transfer to large jello mold. Refrigerate 2 hours or until jellyfi.
  6. Slice and serve.