Vegetarian Tacos with Spinach and Ricotta February 08 2017, 0 Comments
18 ounces ricotta (preferably fresh), at room temperature
2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon Cilantro and Roasted Onion Olive Oil
1 white onion, sliced into 1/2-inch-thick rings
2 (4-ounce) cans sliced green chile peppers, drained
2 bunches fresh spinach (about 1 pound), stemmed
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
8 to 12 corn tortillas
Salsa verde, for serving
Combine the ricotta, cilantro and 1 clove garlic in a medium bowl and season with salt.
Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add the onion and cook without stirring until lightly browned, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir and continue cooking until the onion begins to soften, about 2 minutes. Add the chiles, spinach (in batches) and cumin and cook, stirring, until the spinach begins to wilt. Add the remaining 2 cloves garlic and cook until the spinach is completely wilted, about 3 more minutes. Season with salt; transfer to a bowl and keep warm.
Warm the tortillas in a dry skillet or wrap in a damp towel and microwave 1 to 2 minutes. Divide the spinach mixture among the tortillas, top with the ricotta mixture and a spoonful of salsa verde and fold. Serve with more salsa.