You are here: HomeRecipesPastasPasta With Walnut Sauce
The first time I was introduced to walnut sauce I thought ..."ewww", walnuts?   Boy, was I wrong.  This is such a delicious sauce, simple and rich tasting.    It's easy to make and your family or guests will think you've been to chef school!!Pasta With Walnut Sauce

Recipe By     : Sitara
Serving Size  : 10   Preparation Time :  :30
Categories    : Italian    Pasta

  Amount     Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------          ------------        --------------------------------
   3                  cups          walnut pieces (small) -- lightly toasted
   2                  small         bay leaf
   4                  ounces        parmesan cheese -- grated
   4                  cups          half and half
   4                  cloves       garlic -- minced
   3                  teaspoons     finely chopped marjoram & sage
                       dash          nutmeg
           spinach fetuccini,   penne pasta,  pappardele, or any good shaped
                        gourmet pasta.

1.   Toast walnut pieces by tossing them in a dry skillet over medium heat for a couple of minutes.
       Don't over toast or they will taste bitter. 

2.  In heavy sauce pot heat half and half till just starting to boil, stir in garlic, herbs and walnuts.  Simmer till slightly thickened.  Stir in parmesan cheese.  Salt and white pepper to taste.

Toss with cooked shaped pasta or top fettuccini with sauce.    Top with shredded parmesan.