Nut-Bolognese Sauce with Spaghetti

Nussbolognese mit Spaghetti


  • 5/8 cup nuts
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 package noodles
  • 1-2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3-1/4 cups fresh tomatoes
  • 1-2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp Italian herbs (oregano, thyme, basil)
  • salt and pepper
  • chili powder optional


  • Prepare the noodles according to the package.
  • Finely chop the nuts. Place into a pan and roast until golden brown without fat.
  • Chop the onion and garlic cloves into small pieces. Heat the olive oil in a pot and saute the onion and garlic until they are clear and translucent.
  • Peel and dice the tomatoes. Add the tomatoes, nuts, and Italian herbs to the pot with the onion and garlic. Simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Add tomato paste to the mixture one tablespoon at a time until desired thickness is reached. Flavor with salt and pepper to taste, adding the chili powder if desired. Allow to simmer for 10 more minutes.
  • Serve with the prepared noodles.
Recipe adapted from

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