Pistachio Rigatoni

The perfect pistachio pesto, quick and easy, this tasty pistachio pesto pasta will take you practically no time at all and is a great twist on the classic pesto.


  • 500g/1lb rigatoni
  • 125g/1 cup pistachios
  • 1 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….

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