Cactus and Zucchini in Oaxacan Pumpkin Seed Sauce

Ingredients

  • 7 large eggs
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 2 large sprigs fresh epazote
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 [dried] ancho chile
  • ½ pound zucchini
  • ¼ cup white onion
  • + 7 more ingredients
    • 2 [dried] guajillo chiles
    • 1 garlic clove
    • 1 pound freshnopales (cactus paddles)
    • 2 teaspoons fine sea salt
    • 8 ounces raw unhulled pumpkin seeds
    • 4 cups water
    • fresh corn tortillas or rice

Put a cactus paddle flat side down on a work surface. Scrape a knife almost horizontally from narrow base of paddle toward wider end to cut off thorns. Dethorn paddle on other side, then trim all around edge. Repeat with remaining paddles, then cut into 1/2-inch cubes. Cook onion in 1 tablespoon ...

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