Pistachio Pesto Pasta Salad

Feb 24, 21
By Inesa Slevaite
Health Pistachios Recipe Sweet

This cool pistachio pesto pasta salad keeps well so you can make a big batch to eat for no cook lunches throughout the week, and just about everyone from your family will eat it!

Pasta salad is truly as easy as boiling water and tossing in a few key ingredients. Just stick to this simple formula, cool the pasta correctly, and lean on this flavorful dressing every time you need to whip one up. Here’s the one pistachio pesto pasta salad recipe you need right now.


Preheat the oven to 180C.

Add the potatoes to a roasting tray then toss to coat them on olive oil, garlic powder, and pepper and salt.

Roast for approx. 40 -50 minutes until crispy on the outside and soft inside.

In the meantime, prepare the pistachio cream:

Boil water and add to a pan. Add the peas and broad beans and then boil for 2 minutes.

Drain and allow to cool.

Now add all the ingredients for pistachio cream to a food processor and blend until very smooth and creamy.

Serve: Add the cream, leaves and potatoes to a serving bowl, dress with the mint, pistachios, fresh peas, spring onion and a drizzle with olive oil if desired.


For Salad:

500g baby potatoes chopped in random shapes

2 tbsp olive oil

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tsp sea salt

Black pepper

Little gem or lettuce

Fresh Peas

Lots of fresh mint

2 spring onions sliced

Pistachios for topping

Extra virgin olive oil

For the pistachio cream:

150g fresh peas, podded

150g broad beans, podded

3 tbsp pistachio drink

1 tsp sea salt flakes

2 tbsp pistachios

2 tbsp lemon juice

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