Pistachio Paccheri

Pistachio Paccheri

The perfect pistachio pesto, quick and easy, this tasty pistachio pesto pasta will take you practically no time at all.


  • 500g/1lb Paccheri pasta
  • 125g/1 cup pistachios
  • 1/2 garlic clove
  • 1 handful fresh basil
  • 25g/1/4 cup grated parmesan
  • 60ml/1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt & pepper


Blitz all the ingredients in a blender for the pistachio pesto.

Add the pasta to a pan of boiling salted water and cook until al dente.

Add the pasta to the pan, add the pistachio pesto and toss to combine.

Finish with crushed pistachios on top and extra parmesan. Buon Appetito….

2 thoughts on “Pistachio Paccheri

  1. This recipe is excellent! We used 8 ounces of pasta but the nuts were too much and we preferred a bit more olive oil. Thank you for this recipeπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘β™₯️

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