Spaghetti with creamy mustard greens (leaf) pesto | How to make Spaghetti with creamy mustard greens (leaf) pesto

By Sabina Saby Tamang  |  13th May 2016  |  
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Spaghetti with creamy mustard greens (leaf) pestoby Sabina Saby Tamang
  • Prep Time

    25

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  • Cook Time

    10

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  • Serves

    1

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About Spaghetti with creamy mustard greens (leaf) pesto Recipe

I took inspiration from the master chef himself- Jamie Oliver's mint pesto sauce, where I have used mustard greens (leaf) or as we refer to it in Nepali as 'Rai ko saag' instead of mint to make the pesto which I thought would make a healty and tasty spaghetti dish. I hope you will enjoy the flavors! #foodrevolutionday2016 #jamiesitalianindia #betterbutter

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Spaghetti with creamy mustard greens (leaf) pesto

Ingredients to make Spaghetti with creamy mustard greens (leaf) pesto

  • Half packet (small) of Spaghetti
  • 500gms of mustard greens (leaf) roughly diced (without the stems)
  • a quarter cup of grated cheddar cheese
  • a handful of Salty peanuts- plain peanuts work as well
  • Half clove of garlic peeled and chopped
  • 1 tsp Vegetable oil or extra virgin oil
  • salt
  • water
  • a Sprig of fresh mint/pudina for garnish

How to make Spaghetti with creamy mustard greens (leaf) pesto

  1. Boil water for the spaghetti- add a drop of oil and pinch of salt into the water. Boil till spaghetti is 'al dente' or well cooked.
  2. Once the spaghetti is cooked, strain and leave it aside to cool.
  3. To make the mustard greens (leaf) pesto firstly bash the garlic in the pestle and mortar and add a pinch of salt.
  4. Add the mustard greens and peanuts, ground to a paste. Then add a tsp of oil and a splash of water to make it more runny.
  5. Add the grated cheese and continue to pound till mixture is smooth.
  6. Put the spaghetti into the mortar and mix well with the mustard green pesto.
  7. Put it on a platter and garnish with a sprig of mint and sprinkle with some grated cheese.

My Tip:

Soak the mustard greens (leaf) in water 10 minutes before using it so that the greens become soft and creamy for the pesto. Also I would recommend you to use salty peanuts.

Reviews for Spaghetti with creamy mustard greens (leaf) pesto (1)

Deviyani Srivastava2 years ago

Looks so yummy!
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