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Cevizli Erişte (Turkish Walnut Pasta)

A recipe for Cevizli Erişte (Turkish Walnut Pasta) from the cookbook, Turkish Delights.
Course Main
Cuisine Turkish
Keyword butter, cheese, pasta, Turkey, Turkish, walnut
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
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Total Time 23 minutes
Servings 4 Servings


  • 14 ounces Tagliatelle
  • 3/4 stick (6 tablespoons) butter
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella
  • 3/4 cup walnuts lightly crushed
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon Turkish pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried mint
  • Sea salt


  • Cook the pasta in a large pan of salted boiling water according to package instructions. Drain and return to the pan.
  • Add the butter, cheese, walnuts, black pepper, Turkish pepper flakes, mint, and a good pinch of salt. Mix everything together thoroughly and serve immediately.