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Pasta Shells With Mascarpone Cheese And Walnuts

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Ingredients
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Mascarpone cheese/Double-creme 6 Ounce
  Pasta shells 1⁄2 Pound, cooked, drained
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shelled walnuts 2 Ounce, chopped coarse
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
Directions

1. In a heatproof serving dish, melt the butter and cheese. It must gently heat, not boil.
2. To this mixture, add the cooked pasta. Turn it round and round adding half the parmesan cheese. Add the walnuts and add salt to taste. Sprinkle liberally with pepper.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Italian
Course: 
Side Dish
Dish: 
Noodle
Ingredient: 
Pasta

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2656 Calories from Fat 1630

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 186 g285.4%

Saturated Fat 87.1 g435.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 399.9 mg133.3%

Sodium 1445.5 mg60.2%

Total Carbohydrates 175 g58.3%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.3%

Sugars 10.1 g

Protein 73 g146.5%

Vitamin A 77.8% Vitamin C 1.6%

Calcium 94.6% Iron 36.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Pasta Shells With Mascarpone Cheese And Walnuts Recipe