Creamy Walnut Sauce

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Title: Creamy Walnut Sauce
Yield: 1 Servings


10 oz Spinach
2 c Ff cottage cheese (I used
-yogurt cheese, thicker
1 Clove garlic
Basil (calls for fresh, I
-used about 2 t dry)
Salt/pepper to taste
1/2 ts Walnut extract (calls for
-1/2 c toasted walnuts,
-extract works fine)

Reading the question about pesto today reminded me of a good recipe from
Molly Katzen's low-fat cookbook. It's called "creamy walnut sauce" but
after making it I found it more like pesto. Here's a paraphrase of the

Rinse spinach well. In large pot, cook spinach, covered, for 4 minutes--the
water from rinsing is sufficient--or until wilted but bright green.

Combine all ingredients in a food processor and blend until creamy.

She serves it mixed with penne and topped with blanched broccoli spears.
Posted to fatfree digest V97 #039 by Julie Bargo on Mar 27,