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    Ricotta-Walnut Sauce for Pasta (Lighter Version)

    Ricotta-Walnut Sauce for Pasta (Lighter Version). Photo by MA HIKER

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    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    10 mins

    10 mins

    jonesies's Note:

    You can add any vegetable to this sauce if you'd like to add some color, such as broccoli, cut green beans, asparagus or garnish of cherry tomatoes. Taken from the 15-Minute Gourmet "Noodles" cookbook.

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Put all of the ingredients, except the Parmesan cheese, parsley and basil, into a food processor; process until the mixture is a slightly chunky puree.
    2. 2
      Transfer to a small saucepan.
    3. 3
      Stir over low heat until warm (Do not let sauce come to a boil).
    4. 4
      toss with hot, freshly cooked pasta in a large pot over low heat.
    5. 5
      Remove from the heat, toss in the Parmesan cheese, parsley and basil.
    6. 6
      Adjust seasonings to taste.
    7. 7
      Serve immediately.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 31, 2007

      45

      This is great! An easy pasta sauce - good served both hot & cold.

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    Nutritional Facts for Ricotta-Walnut Sauce for Pasta (Lighter Version)

    Serving Size: 1 (44 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 113.7
     
    Calories from Fat 86
    75%
    Total Fat 9.5 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 2.5 g
    12%
    Cholesterol 9.1 mg
    3%
    Sodium 122.1 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 3.7 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
    3%
    Sugars 1.9 g
    7%
    Protein 4.5 g
    9%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    fat-free ricotta cheese

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