Don’t let its prickly exterior prevent you from enjoying a delicious cactus pear. We show you how to peel a prickly pear in 4 easy steps.
- Stick a fork into the cactus pear and cut the top and bottom off.
- Make a slit down the side.
- Gently loosen the skin at the slit. Press the one end of the skin down with a knife and start rolling the flesh out with a fork.
- Take the flesh out completely and discard the skin.
TIP: place the cactus pear in the freezer for a delicious and healthy sorbet like treat.