Green Spaghetti

No longer a large fan of spice? feel free to reduce the amount of poblanos to two or 3, supplementing with roasted green bell pepper instead if you like!

  • 4 large poblano peppers
  • 1/4 c. packed cilantro leaves, plus more for garnish
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tbsp. butter 
  • 1/4 c. low-sodium vegetable stock or water
  • 1 lb. spaghetti
  • 4 oz. cream cheese, cubed 
  • Kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  1. flip broiler to high and line a medium baking sheet with foil. area peppers on baking sheet and broil, turning now and again with tongs, till blackened on all facets. switch chilis to a warmth-evidence bowl and cowl with plastic wrap. let peppers steam for 10 minutes, then eliminate plastic wrap and peel skins off peppers. do away with stems and seeds and kind of chop peppers.
  2. integrate peppers, cilantro, onion, and garlic right into a food processor or blender and blend until clean.
  3. In a large skillet over medium heat, soften butter. Pour in pepper aggregate, then stir in vegetable inventory or water. cook, stirring now and again, until thickened barely, three to 4 mins. 
  4. in the meantime, make spaghetti: In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook spaghetti in step with package deal instructions. Reserve 1 cup pasta water then drain. 
  5. upload cream cheese to sauce and stir till it has completely melted into the sauce. Season with salt and pepper. Toss cooked pasta with sauce, adding pasta water to loosen up the sauce, if needed. Divide onto plates and garnish with cilantro and queso fresco.

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