*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                       NOODLES WITH RICOTTA & WALNUTS
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pasta                            Vegetarian
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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   10       oz           Whole wheat pasta
    1       c            Ricotta cheese
                         - at room temperature
    4       tb           Soft butter
    1       tb           Walnut oil
      1/3   c            Walnuts, finely chopped
      1/2   c            Fresh garted Parmesan cheese
                         Parmesan cheese for garnish
    1       c            Half-and-half
                         -ÿÿMilk or Pasta Water
    1       tb           Snipped chives
    1       tb           Finely chopped chervil
                         Freshly ground pepper
   BRING LARGE PAN OF WATER to boil for pasta and add
   salt to taste. If pasta is dried, add it at this time.
   If it’s fresh, wait until you've put together sauce
   ingredients. Have ready heated serving bowl or plates.
   Roughly mix ricotta cheese, butter, walnut oil, 1/4
   cup walnuts and grated Parmesan cheese. Thin with
   half-and-half, stir in herbs and season with salt and
   pepper. Transfer mixture to wide skillet. About the
   time pasta is done, gently warm sauce over low flame.
   Cook and drain pasta and add it directly to pan with
   ricotta mixture. Toss everything together well, then
   place in heated bowl. Scatter remaining walnuts over
   pasta and sprinkle with grating of Parmesan cheese and
   plenty of ground pepper.
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