Tallarines Verdes

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Tallarines Verdes
Recipe Info - Skill Level
Level
Easy
Recipe Info - Serving Size
Servings
10 servings, about 3/4 cup per serving
Recipe Info - Prep Time
Prep 
15 min
Recipe Info - Cook Time
Cook 
10 min
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.

Ingredients

Step 1

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

Step 2

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

Step 3

Cook pasta according to package directions; drain. Transfer to large serving bowl along with sauce; toss to combine.

Step 4

Garnish with remaining queso fresco and walnuts. Serve immediately.

Ingredients

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