@cm83789 | KCET
"We'd like to see public policy changed to make it legal to forage non-native, invasive species on public lands. Instead of spraying herbicides on "weeds" (and suffering the ecological consequences) we can eat the aliens!"
With their brilliant color and a sweet flavor reminiscent of watermelon, prickly pear fruits make an excellent ingredient for cocktails.
In this fresh, vegetarian-friendly dish, grilled prickly pear cactus pads are topped with smashed black beans and radish slaw.