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Total Time
20 MIN
Yield
Serves : makes about 1 cup
© Gareth Morgans

How to Make It

Step

Heat a cast-iron skillet. Rub the chiles with oil and set in the skillet, skin side down. Add the garlic and scallions and cook over moderately high heat, flattening the chiles with a spatula, until charred all over, 6 minutes. Transfer to a plate; let cool slightly. Peel the chiles and garlic and chop; transfer to a mini food processor. Add the scallions and cilantro; pulse until minced. With the machine on, add 3 tablespoons of oil and process to a coarse paste. Add the cheese; pulse to blend. Season with salt and pepper.

Chef's Notes

USES Spread on sandwiches or mix into meatballs, rice, soup or pasta.

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