Raw Tallarines Verdes
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Recipe type: Appetizer / Entree
Cuisine: Peruvian / Italian
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Serves: 2
 
Ingredients
  • 1-2 zucchini
  • 1-2 summer squash
  • ½ cup cashews
  • ½- ¾ cup water
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 2 cups spinach, chopped
  • 2 cups basil, chopped
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 cherry tomatoes, cut in 4 (optional)
  • ½ avocado, sliced (optional)
Instructions
  1. Soak the cashews in water overnight. Drain when ready to use.
  2. Cut the zucchini and summer squash lengthwise in strips, with a mandolin or vegetable peeler.
  3. Mix all the other ingredients except the zucchini and squash, in a blender until a smooth cream forms.
  4. Taste for seasoning.
  5. Pour the cream over the zucchini and squash, and mix everything well so that the sauce covers all the raw pasta.
  6. Serve, and decorate with basil leaves, cherry tomatoes, and avocados (optional).
Recipe by PERU DELIGHTS at http://perudelights.com/meatlessmondays-raw-tallarines-verdes/