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Noodles with Chopped Nuts
Total : 10 min


  • 2 cups fresh pasta cooked al dente
  • ¼ cup melted butter
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped parsley
  • 3 or 4 tablespoons very finely chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup grated mozzarella cheese (made with skim milk)
  • Salt for taste


  1. Slowly melt butter, and when frothing point is reached add very finely chopped walnuts.
  2. Fry nuts until golden brown, stirring constantly (scorched nuts tend to taste rather bitter)
  3. Add chopped parsley, remove from heat, and pour over fresh pasta cooled al dente or firm to the bite.
  4. Blend well, coating pasta with butter and nuts mixture, sprinkle grated cheese on top and serve immediately.
Exchange: 1 starch, 1/2 skim milk, 2 fat
Carbohydrate Units: 1
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe:
4 servings
 Amount Per Serving
 Calories 274      Calories from Fat 168
% Daily Value 
29% Total Fat 19g
20% Cholesterol   59mg
8% Sodium   198mg
6% Total Carbohydrate   17g
2%   Dietary Fiber   0.5g
0%   Sugars   0g
18% Protein   9g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: