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Walnut Cream Pasta Recipe

Walnut Cream Pasta Recipe

I take advantage of the local walnut supply by fixing this change-of-pace pasta.—Kim Gilliland, Simi Valley, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 package (12 ounces) fettuccine
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup finely chopped walnuts


  • 1. Cook the fettuccine according to package directions. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, saute garlic in butter for 1 minute or until tender. Gradually stir in broth.
  • 2. In a large bowl, combine the sour cream, whipping cream, salt and pepper; stir into broth mixture (do not boil). Drain fettuccine and transfer to a large serving bowl. Add the cream sauce, Parmesan cheese and walnuts; toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 490 calories, 28g fat (11g saturated fat), 46mg cholesterol, 510mg sodium, 44g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 19g protein.

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teri396 User ID: 3790128 41856
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2011

"nothing wrong with this, just did not appeal to my family."

Darlene1679 User ID: 3521440 130576
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2010

"Love this recipe. I've used other pastas as well as used pecans in place of walnuts. Each time it was delicious."

babsie1 User ID: 3113930 34702
Reviewed Feb. 21, 2010

"I make another dish that is almost the same only toast the walnuts as adds it adds so much more flavor. Even better the next day"

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