• 500 grams of pasta
  • 2 cups walnuts
  • 2 slices of stale bread
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 5-6 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt
  • 1 ripe avocado, cut into pieces and sprinkled with a little lemon juice to prevent browning
  • 2 tablespoons of finely chopped walnuts for serving
  • Olive oil, to serve
  • Freshly ground pepper, to serve
  1. First, soak the bread in water.
  2. Squeeze to remove the liquid and turn it into crumbs using a blender.
  3. Add the walnuts, garlic, and oil.
  4. Blend all the ingredients together.
  5. Add a little water from the boiling pasta to create a thick sauce.
  6. Instead of oil, you can add a bit of tahini.
  7. Boil the pasta.
  8. Drain it and divide it onto plates.
  9. Pour the sauce over the pasta and garnish with finely chopped avocado and finely grated walnut.
  10. Drizzle with olive oil and grind some pepper over it.


Source: Argiro Barbarigou