Ricotta-Walnut Sauce for Pasta (Lighter Version)

20 mins (prep 10, cooking 10)
10 ingredients
6 servings
You can add any vegetable to this sauce if you'd like to add some color, such as broccoli, cut green beans, asparagus or garnish of cherry tomatoes. Taken from the 15-Minute Gourmet "Noodles" cookbook.

Categories:  pasta,-rice-and-grains , condiments,-etc. , <-30-mins , easy , 3-steps-or-less , sauces , quick , pasta , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (33.94 g)
Servings 6
Amount per Serving
Calories 186.14 Calories from Fat 138.33
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 15.37g 141.85%
Saturated Fat 2.79g 83.56%
Trans Fat 0.08g %
Cholesterol 7.27mg 14.54%
Sodium 129.79mg 32.45%
Total Carbohydrate 7.34g 14.68%
Dietary Fiber 1.5 g 35.99%
Sugars 0.67 g %
Protein 7.08g 85.0%
Vitamin A 80.5IU% Vitamin C 0.64mg%
Calcium 101.9mg% Iron 1.17mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
fat-free ricotta cheese, nonfat plain yogurt, dash salt, fresh parsley, fresh basil