There are so many alternatives to the classic Genoese pesto that we can choose and prepare to vary the seasoning of our dishes. Have you ever tasted the Pistachio pesto?
With pistachios you can prepare very tasty sauces to be used to season pasta and first courses but also to spread on bread. Pistachios lend themselves very well to different combinations, for example with almonds, walnuts, basil or parsley.
Here is a collection of recipes to prepare homemade pistachio pesto following the original recipe or in many different ways.
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Pistachio pesto, the original recipe
The original pistachio pesto recipe comes from your city. Traditional pesto is prepared with pistachios from Bronte, the green gold of your city. Here is the recipe to follow.
: Chef Silvia
Pistachio and courgette pesto
To enrich your pistachio pesto you can add some zucchini, raw or cooked according to your tastes. Follow our recipe dedicated to pistachio pesto.
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Pistachio and walnut pesto
If you don't have pine nuts for yours homemade pesto you can combine the pistachios with walnuts together with extra virgin olive oil and basil. Here the recipe.
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: Recipes from your city
Vegan pistachio pesto
With pistachios it is very easy to obtain a pesto in a vegan version. The main ingredients in addition to pistachios will be extra virgin olive oil and pine nuts. You can also add basil. Follow the recipe for our homemade pistachio pesto.
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Pistachio and ricotta pesto
To make your pistachio pesto richer and creamier you can mix it with some fresh ricotta in order to always have a different pasta sauce available. Here the recipe.
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: Passion Cook
Pistachio pesto with Thermomix
With the kitchen robot it will be even easier and faster to prepare your homemade pistachio pesto because you can blend all the ingredients in a few seconds and the pesto will be ready immediately. Here the recipe.
Pistachio and almond pesto
With pistachios, almonds, mint and grated cheese you can prepare the your alternative pesto to be used as a sauce for pasta or to spread on bread. Here the recipe.
: How Much Enough
Pistachio and rocket pesto
If you love you can use the strong taste of rocket instead of basil to prepare your homemade pistachio pesto in a slightly different way than usual. Here the recipe.
: Cappuccino and croissant
Pistachio and eggplant pesto
You can get a very creamy sauce if you blend some cooked aubergines together with your pistachio pesto. Here is the recipe to follow.
: Culinary parenthesis
Pistachio and basil pesto
If you are fond of the traditional basil pesto, you can simply vary the original recipe by adding a handful of shelled pistachios to your preparation. Here is a useful recipe.
: Fork and Teaspoon
Pistachio and parsley pesto
And finally, here is one last of the many possible variations of pistachio pesto that you can also prepare with the simple addition of fresh parsley. Here is the recipe to follow.
: A little sugar is enough
Which your recipe to prepare pistachio pesto at home?