Spaghetti with Green Sauce
This is a recipe my mother shared with me; however, I don't know where she got it!
By Elisa Juarez
1 pkg. vermicelli/ rice vermicelli 8 oz. cream cheese, softened 1/2 c. minced basil leaves (cilantro may be added) 1/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup minced parsley 1/4 cup butter, softened 1 medium clove garlic, crushed 1/2 tsp. fresh ground pepper 1/4 cup olive oil (expeller pressed)
Cook vermicelli as package directs. In small bowl of electric mixer at medium speed, beat remaining ingredients with 1/2 tsp. sea salt and 2/3 cup boiling water until blended. Place vermicelli on warm platter; pour cream cheese mixture on top. Toss until coated. If desired, sprinkle with additional grated Parmesan. Makes 8 servings.