Green Spaghetti

Espaguetti Verde

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Appears in
Zarela's Veracruz: Mexico's Simplest Cuisine

By Zarela Martínez

Published 2001

  • About

“What do you make for Christmas?” i asked Teresa Pérez Cabrera, a busy grandmother and former restaurant cook who came to meet me and talk about food at her old workplace, Las Brisas del Mar in Boca del Río. I don’t know what answer I expected — maybe something exotic reflecting Teresa’s Afro-Mexican ancestry — but it certainly wasn’t espaguetti! Actually, pasta with a green poblano sauce is quite popular in Mexico, but usually in baked versions. It’s not too dissimilar (except for s