Creamy Walnut White Sauce Pasta

An extremely simple and easy walnut white sauce that is extra creamy and flavorful. With only 7 ingredients, this sauce is definitely a quick weeknight meal.

Creamy Walnut White Sauce Pasta

Sometimes all I want to do is throw some ingredients in a blender and call it good. Well you’re in luck, because this is one of those recipes.

With only 7 simple ingredients, including:

  • Walnuts
  • Nutritional yeast
  • Non-dairy milk
  • Onion powder
  • Garlic powder
  • Thyme
  • Salt and pepper (In my book this counts as one ingredient)

Blend all ingredients until thick and creamy. Pour it on some pasta and toss to coat. Finish it off with a simple walnut parmesan and freshly cracked black pepper. You’ll be wanting to make this dish every night…trust me.

Creamy Walnut White Sauce Pasta
Creamy Walnut White Sauce Pasta

This Creamy Walnut White Sauce Pasta is…

  • Creamy
  • Smooth
  • Flavorful
  • Easy
  • Simple
  • 7 ingredients
  • Oh so delicious!

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Creamy Walnut White Sauce Pasta
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

An extremely simple and easy walnut white sauce that is extra creamy and flavorful. With only 7 ingredients, this sauce is definitely a quick weeknight meal.

Course: Main Course
Keyword: creamy walnut white sauce pasta, vegan
Servings: 4 people
Author: Taavi Moore
Ingredients
  • 2 cups walnuts soaked in boiling water for 15 minutes or overnight*
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 cup non-dairy milk
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • 8 oz. spaghetti noodles
Walnut "Parm"
  • 1 cup raw walnuts
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • ½ tsp kosher salt
Instructions
  1. In a high-powered blender, combine all sauce ingredients except pasta noodles. Blend until thick and creamy.

  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain and transfer back into cooking pot. Pour in 1 ½ cups of sauce and toss to coat. Store leftover sauce in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days or use all sauce for an extra thick and creamy pasta.

  3. In a blender, combine all ingredients for walnut parm. Blitz until coarse and mixture resembles coarse sand. Sprinkle a tbsp of walnut parm over each serving of pasta. Store parm in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week.

Recipe Notes

*Highly recommend a high-powered blender for this recipe. However, if you don’t have one soak your walnuts overnight. 

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