Tallarines Verdes
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Tallarines Verdes

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Tallarines Verdes, or green noodles, is a popular Peruvian dish. Creamier than traditional pesto, the sauce is made from basil, spinach and queso fresco and tossed with pasta.

15 mins. to Prepare

10 mins. Cooking Time

0 mins. Standing Time

25 mins. Total

Servings: 10 servings, about 3/4 cup per serving

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This recipe is: Low Sodium Vegetarian


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HEAT vegetable oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add onion; cook, stirring frequently, for 3 to 4 minutes. Set aside.

Step 2 of 6

PLACE basil, 1/3 cup walnuts, Parmesan cheese, olive oil and garlic in a food processor or blender; cover.

Step 3 of 6

PULSE until combined. Scrape down sides of bowl; add spinach soufflé, cooked onion, 2/3 cup queso fresco, evaporated milk, salt and pepper. Continue to pulse until smooth.

COOK pasta according to package directions; drain.

Step 5 of 6

TRANSFER to large serving bowl along with sauce; toss to combine.

Step 6 of 6

GARNISH with remaining queso fresco and walnuts. Serve immediately.

Amount Per Serving
Servings: 10 servings, about 3/4 cup per serving
Calories from Fat120
 %Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g21%
Saturated Fat 3.5g17%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 320mg13%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Dietary Fiber 2g9%
Sugars 4g
Protein 13g
Vitamin A10%
Vitamin C2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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