Pistachio Pesto

Pistachio Pesto

Swap traditional pine nuts with pistachios for a new spin on your homemade pesto.

Prep: 10 min
Serves: 4 Save

Ingredients (7)

  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • ½ cup Shelled Pistachios
  • 2 cup Fresh Basil
  • 1 T Fresh Lemon Juice
  • or 1 T Bottled Lemon Juice
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ⅓ cup Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ¼ cup Shredded Parmigiano Reggiano Cheese


  1. Place garlic in food processor; pulse until chopped. Add pistachios, basil, lemon juice and salt; pulse until nuts are finely chopped.
  2. Add olive oil gradually through food chute and process until well combined. Add cheese and pulse 2 or 3 times.