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  1. 3 cups watercress -- stems trimmed

  2. 3/4 cup fresh small basil leaves

  3. 1/4 cup minced garlic

  4. 1/2 cup good-quality olive oil

  5. 1 cup grated parmesan cheese

  6. 3/4 cup whipping cream

  7. 1/2 cup finely ground walnuts

  8. 1/4 cup minced green onions salt and freshly ground pepper -- to taste

  9. 1 tablespoon milk or water --

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  1. Preparation : 1. In a blender combine watercress, basil, garlic, olive oil, and Parmesan; blend to form a paste. Add cream and blend only until mixed; do not over blend.

  2. Transfer mixture to a bowl and stir in walnuts and green onion. Season with salt and pepper. Mixture will thicken as it stands. If desired, add a tablespoon of milk or water to thin it out before serving. Mixture will keep up to 10 days, refrigerated. Makes 2 cups. Recipe By: The California Culinary Academy


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