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espagueti verde on a white bowl.

Espagueti Verde Sauce

  • Author: Anna Rios
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Diet: Vegan


This espagueti verde (green spaghetti) is a creamy, savory Mexican pasta sauce that is absolutely irresistible. This delicious sauce is made with roasted poblano peppers, spinach, onions, Serrano peppers, cilantro, and soaked cashews.




  • 3 poblano peppers
  • 1 cup cashews, soaked
  • 1/2 onion
  • 12 serrano peppers (optional)
  • 1/2 cup cilantro
  • 1 cup baby spinach
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/2 tsp salt (or to taste)


  1. Roast poblano peppers on a griddle, oven, or air fryer until they are charred on both sides.
  2. Immediately place poblano peppers in a plastic bag and tightly seal them to allow the peppers to sweat.
  3. Deseed, destem, and peel poblano peppers.
  4. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth.
  5. Pour over choice of pasta or serve with tortilla chips, or any Mexican dish.
  • Category: Pasta
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: Mexican

Keywords: espagueti verde, poblano sauce, mexican pesto, mexican spaghetti, mexican pasta