We first sampled pasta with walnut sauce during a trip through Italy, where walnuts are a prized ingredient. There are many versions walnut sauce (salsa di noci) – including very simple preparations where pulverized walnuts are added to milk and breadcrumbs and then tossed with pasta.
I prefer to use granule sized walnut chunks to add more texture to the dish. If you’re looking for a lower carb option, you can also use this sauce over roasted cauliflower or spaghetti squash. It’s also very good over a thick pasta noodle such as tagliatelle.
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Serving Size 1
Amount Per ServingCalories 395 Total Fat 25g Saturated Fat 13g Trans Fat 1g Unsaturated Fat 10g Cholesterol 62mg Sodium 497mg Carbohydrates 26g Fiber 2g Sugar 1g Protein 15g
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