Linguine With Walnut Sauce


1 cup finely chopped walnuts

3 cups soy-milk

2 bay leaves

2 cloves garlic, crushed

2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) margarine

3 tablespoons unbleached all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon sugar

Salt and pepper, to taste

fresh parsley

1 pound linguine

How to prepare

Place the walnuts, soy-milk, bay leaves and garlic in a medium saucepan over medium heat and cook, stirring constantly. Just before the mixture boils, remove it from the heat. Melt the margarine in a large saucepan over medium heat. Gradually add the flour and sugar, stirring until well blended. Cook over low  heat for three to four minutes. Remove the bay leaves from the sauce, then pour the liquid into the flour mixture and stir well. Simmer for twenty- five minutes, until thickened. Flavor with salt and pepper. Cook the linguine according to package directions. Drain well. Pour the sauce over the linguine, garnish with some fresh parsley and serve immediately.

Serve 6

Preparation Time: 40 minutes