cilantro pasta recipe

Cilantro Green Chile Penne

Cilantro Green Chile Penne

Cilantro Green Chile Penne


  • cooked penne pasta- 1 lb
  • cilantro- 1 bundle
  • diced green chiles- 3 7oz. cans DO NOT DRAIN
  • queso fresco cheese- 1 round


  1. boil pasta in salted water, drain and return to pan
  2. pull leaves from cilantro and place in blender
  3. add green chiles with juices to blender
  4. add about 3/4 of cheese to blender
  5. blend together on medium speed until sauce forms, but do not over-blend
  6. pour sauce over cooked penne and heat until bubbly, just a few minutes
  7. serve garnished with remaining crumbled cheese

This recipe is perfect served with Roasted Chicken.

serve with Roasted Chicken

perfect for St. Patrick's Day dinner

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