Farfalle Pasta with Walnut Sauce

dairy free pasta pasta sauce vegan walnut butter walnuts

Prepared and photographed by NutraMilk Nutritionist Florencia Tagliavini.
Inspired by California Walnut's recipe.


  • 5 ounces farfalle pasta (note you can use other types of pastas including quinoa, rice, lentil, buckwheat, etc, or butternut squash spaghetti, zucchini spaghetti, etc)
  • 1/2 cup any plant-based milk (oat, almond, walnuts, etc)
  • 4 tablespoons simple walnut butter
  • 1/4 cup grated pecorino or Grana Padano cheese or vegan cheese
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 cups raw walnuts for butter and 1/4 cup for topping


  1. Cook the farfalle pasta in salted water.
  2. Make the walnut butter in the NutraMilk:
  • Place walnuts in the NutraMilk container.
  • Press Butter cycle, set for 5-6minutes. Press Start. If necessary, set for an additional 1-2 minutes for creamier butter.
  • Use 4 tablespoons for recipe and reserve the rest for other uses.
  1. Mix the milk and walnut butter in a small pan at low heat. Add pecorino or Grana Padano or vegan cheese to taste.
  2. When the pasta is finished, drain it, add to the walnut sauce, and stir well.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and garnish with chopped parsley and walnuts.

Total Time: 20 Mins
Servings: 2 

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