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16 Finest Pistachio Recipes, From Mini Cheesecakes to Weeknight Pasta


Although almonds and walnuts obtain their fair proportion of admiration, the brilliant, funky pistachio is arguably essentially the most versatile nut in your pantry. Nice as a snack on their very own, these nuts may coat meat and poultry, costume up a easy sandwich, and improve any and each dessert. Even higher, their vibrant inexperienced hue turns the best deal with right into a gorgeous dessert. So refill, shell away, and provides pistachios the reward they deserve with these candy and savory recipes. —Taylor Schwartz

1. Strawberry & Pistachio Knafeh Cookies

PIstachios aren’t all that lovely used complete. It’s once you expose that saturated inexperienced inside that issues actually get going, as in these no-bake cookies (together with rose petals and melted white chocolate) they’re merely gorgeous.

2. Smoky Eggplant With Whipped Ricotta & Pistachios

Summer season begins with this starter. Eggplant, which is in season all summer season lengthy, is minimize in half and grilled till charred on the skin and completely tender within the center. It’s then served over a mattress of whipped ricotta and sprinkled with pistachios.

3. No-Bake Pistachio Mini Cheesecakes

When you’ll be able to’t bear the considered turning in your oven and making your walk-up house hotter than it already is (sorry, I’m making this about me), there are these straightforward particular person cheesecakes which might be made in muffin tins.

4. Nectarine & Pistachio Crumble

You requested for fruit crumble and we delivered in an enormous manner: with a pistachio streusel sprinkled generously over the stone fruit filling.

5. Pistachio Cookies (Pastine di Pistacchi)

These conventional Sicilian cookies solely want seven elements, however every one is simply as essential as the following—pistachios convey colour and physique, sugar and honey work in tandem to make these candy, and the zest of oranges and lemons introduce some wanted brightness.

6. Meals-Processor Pistachio Cake With Raspberry Cream

A fluffy, moist cake that’s not made in a stand mixer? You higher imagine it. There’s numerous pistachio paste on this recipe, which not solely provides the cake its earthy inexperienced hue, but in addition brings nutty taste to each chunk.

7. Lacy Honey-Pistachio Florentines (aka Nutty Nudes)

Florentine cookies are notoriously intimidating and fragile in nature, however Rick Martinez presents a convincing case for why it’s best to make them anyway: They require fundamental pantry elements, may be made in a single bowl, and are scrumptious when made with any sort of chocolate.

8. Mint-Pistachio Pesto

Our readers voted this their favourite recipe made with mint, however we additionally suppose it’s top-of-the-line recipes made with pistachios. This pesto is barely chunkier than basic basil pesto, however we love the feel (particularly when twirled into pasta or smeared on crostini).

9. Asparagus Pasta with Pistachio Aillade

We welcome spring with open arms and this green-as-can-be pasta dish. Along with the pistachios, tarragon, parsley, asparagus, and spring onions be part of forces for one zippy recipe.

10. Chocolate-Dunked Pistachio Shortbread

I can’t consider any cookie that doesn’t profit from being dipped in chocolate. We love how the colourful inexperienced pistachios look in opposition to the darkish chocolate and buttery shortbread cookie.

11. Pistachio Cake with Lemon, Cardamom, and Rose Water

Equal components of floor pistachios and almond flour type the bottom for this totally pretty lemon-rose cake that tastes like how a sunny, 60-degree spring day feels.

12. Fried Feta With Pistachios & Sizzling Honey

In an identical format to halloumi or your favourite cheese ball, a block of feta is crusted with dried herbs, pistachios, sizzling honey, and lemon juice. Serve with numerous pita or crostini as a result of everybody will need to attempt it.

13. Pistachio Cream Puffs

Confession: I’ve by no means baked cream puffs earlier than. It’s not that they’re unappealing to me, I swear. It’s simply that they’re a little bit fussy and fewer sensible than a batch of cookies and even cupcakes. However depart it to Erin Jeanne McDowell to persuade me in any other case.

14. Jeweled Butter Cookies

Extra chocolate-dipped cookies for the win—this time impressed by your favourite fruitcake!

15. Olive Oil Blondies With Salted Caramel

You positively don’t want so as to add chopped nuts like pistachios to those wealthy blondies…however you positively ought to anyway.

16. Scallop Carpaccio

Scallops are greatest once they’re barely cooked—or on this case, served thinly sliced and completely uncooked, solely to be dressed up with pistachios, arugula, pomegranate seeds, radishes, and a Dijon French dressing.

What’s your favourite manner to make use of pistachios within the kitchen? Share your go-to candy and savory recipes within the feedback beneath!




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