Frijoles Aztecas (Black Beans With Nopal Cactus)

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Nutrition per serving    (USDA % daily values)
CAL
128
FAT
25%
CHOL
0%
SOD
61%

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Ingredients for 8 servings

1 pound tomatillos, husks removed and rinsed

1 or 2 jalapeños, roughly chopped (seeded if desired)

1 small onion, roughly chopped

2 tablespoons sunflower oil or other cooking oil

Salt

Sugar

1 pound (about 2 cups) black beans

2 quarts water, plus water for soaking the beans

2 onions, 1 quartered, the other finely chopped, divided

1 small bunch epazote or a pinch of dried oregano

2 tablespoons light olive or cooking oil

3 cloves garlic, minced

1 pound nopalitos, fresh nopal cactus, chopped into ½-inch pieces

1 tablespoon sea salt