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Cheese and Nut Sauce

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Ingredients
  Shelled walnuts 125 Milliliter (1/2 Cup)
  Roasted pine nuts 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
  Fresh bread crumbs 1 Teaspoon, toasted (5 Milliliter)
  Fresh basil leaves 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Olive oil 45 Milliliter (3 Tablespoon)
  Freshly grated parmesan cheese 15 Milliliter (1 Tablespoon)
  Ricotta cheese 60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a food processor or blender, process the nuts, bread crumbs, basil, salt and pepper into a coarse paste.
2) Stir in the crushed garlic and olive oil, and mix well.
3) In a bowl, transfer the nut mixture and stir in the Parmesan and Ricotta cheeses.
4) Mix thoroughly, until the sauce is smooth, then taste and adjust the seasoning and add some more Parmesan if desired.

SERVING
5) Serve the Cheese and Nut Sauce over any hot cooked pasta, adding 1 tablespoon pasta cooking water to heat and coat the pasta well.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Italian
Method: 
Blending
Dish: 
Sauce
Ingredient: 
Cheese
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1822 Calories from Fat 1534

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 180 g277.1%

Saturated Fat 24.4 g122.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 43.8 mg14.6%

Sodium 709.1 mg29.5%

Total Carbohydrates 33 g11.1%

Dietary Fiber 11.8 g47.2%

Sugars 6.1 g

Protein 42 g84%

Vitamin A 55.1% Vitamin C 20%

Calcium 52.4% Iron 53.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Cheese And Nut Sauce Recipe