Acitron (crystallized biznaga cactus)

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Acitron (crystallized biznaga cactus), is candied nopales (fleshy, oval leaves that come from the prickly pear).Their color ranges from pale green to dark green and prior to preserving, they taste similar to a tart green bean. Acitrones are packed in sugar syrup and available in cans or jars. To pronounce it, place the accent on the "o".