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Pistachio Pesto

Wow, this isn't for the faint-hearted. Packed with flavour from garlic, basil, pistachio nuts and parmesan, this pesto packs a seriously impressive punch.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Ingredient
Cuisine Italian
Servings 5 people
Calories 357 kcal


  • 70 g grated parmesan
  • 70 g pistachios
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 15 g fresh basil
  • 120 g olive oil
  • 1 tsp ground black pepper
  • 0.5 tsp salt


  • Pulse all of the dry ingredients together in a blender.
  • Slowly pour in the oil while mixing until you reach the desired consistency (around 120g).


Serving suggestion: add to some hot pasta to make a mouth-watering lunch in minutes. Alternatively, this pesto works very well with chicken. Try stuffing a chicken breast with pesto and mozzarella and wrapping it in parma ham before baking. 

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories: 357kcal

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