Prickly Pear Juice

You can find prickly pear in many colors . . . red, green, orange, and yellow. Serve slices of the fruit in salads or eat with a few drops of lime juice. Some say it is good for hangovers.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 6 red prickly pears
  • 4 cups water
  • 1⁄4 cup sugar
  • Juice of 2 limes


  • Peel the fruits, but do not hold them with your hands because they have tiny thorns. Cut into pieces and process with 4 cups water, sugar, and lime juice. Strain and pour in a jar, or serve immediately.