Pistachios have a wonderful nutrient profile. They are high in healthy fats, fiber, protein, antioxidants, and potassium. Promoting weight loss, lower cholesterol, and amazing flavor.
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1. No-Bake Coconut Pistachio Cream Pie
This no bake coconut pistachio cream pie is the perfect summer dessert. No oven needed! It’s so easy to make with a toasted coconut crust and two layers of creamy and cool pistachio pudding and whipped cream.
2. Roasted Pistachio Oil Mousse
Searching for a dessert that is able to impress your dinner guests with a minimum amount of effort? Then look no further than this decadent mix of whipped cream and roasted pistachios. The smooth texture and rich taste of this pistachio oil mousse is a satisfying end to any meal.
3. Pistachio Torrone
This traditional Italian nougat is typically made with almonds, but we’ve substituted pistachios for their bright color and delicate flavor. Torrone can vary from firm to soft, but this one has a nice, subtle chew. Flavorless sheets of edible wafer paper keep the strips from sticking to one another.
4. Roasted Pears with Brie & Pistachios
Roasted pears with Brie and pistachios is delicious as a first course or a side with roast pork or lamb. Leave the stems on for the prettiest presentation.
5. Italian Pistachio Gelato
Learn how to make homemade Italian pistachio gelato and transport yourself to the streets of Italy with each bite!
6. Pistachio Thumbprint Cookies
These cookies come from my Mom’s neighbor, Cathy, who is known for her delicious food. I found the recipe in one of my Mom’s neighborhood cookbooks. Cathy drizzles them with a semisweet chocolate glaze, but I was feeling like white chocolate.
7. Maple Roasted Carrots with Pomegranate & Pistachios
These tasty maple roasted carrots in tahini sauce with pomegranate and pistachios will blow your mind! The carrots are tossed in maple syrup and roasted until tender before being topped with a creamy tahini sauce along with pomegranate and pistachios to add both colour and texture.
8. Pistachio Cake with Honey Vanilla Buttercream
This pistachio cake with honey vanilla buttercream frosting is a true celebration cake – with a light crumb and a delectable frosting, it’s the kind of cake that you will never forget after that first bite.
9. Pistachio Wedding Cookies
Pistachio Wedding Cookies are soft, buttery cookies that are a little sweet, a little salty, and a whole lot of deliciousness. These melt-in-your-mouth good cookies just might have you reaching into that cookie jar often this Holiday Season.
10. Cheddar Bacon Pistachio Cheeseball
An amazing cheeseball packed with all of my favorite things! Cheddar, pistachios, and bacon combine to make one delicious cheeseball that is perfect for your next party!
11. DIY Pistachio Milk
Change up your usual almond milk with this easy DIY Pistachio Milk recipe! Just soak, blend and strain to pistachio milk perfection. I love this recipe with a latte!
12. Italian Pistachio Cookies
The easiest and most delicious Italian Pistachio Cookies ever! Soft and a little fudgy in the center, with crunchy pistachios on the outside, these cookies are ready in under 30 minutes. Make sure to double the recipe because these babies disappear FAST!
13. Pistachio Bailey’s Shortbread
These pistachio baileys shortbread cookies with a chocolate baileys glaze and pistachio dust make a great dessert for Christmas, Valentine’s day and even Easter.
14. Scallops with Pistachio & Lemon
Such an easy little appetizer. Scallops are always a treat.
15. Beet Wild Rice Salad with Pistachios
There are times I go into developing recipes where I expect failure. I expect that certain flavors won’t work well together or textures won’t be appealing. The reason I still try? This wild rice salad is a perfect example.
16. Pistachio Lush
This dessert in the photos was served to my guests that same evening for dinner. They really loved the crust. It’s quite special! It’s loaded with chopped nuts and butter. Now what can be better than that!
17. Pistachio Fudge
It’s the holidays and that makes it all about making treats. To eat and to share. Fudge is one of my go to treats. There are so many different versions of fudge out there. A flavor for every taste bud.
18. Pistachio Cheesecake with Almond Shortbread Crust
I’ve been making cheesecakes for many years, but this is the richest cheesecake recipe I ever saw.
This cheesecake is big on cream cheese, and I mean really big. It uses six large bars.
19. Spiced Pistachios
Spiced nuts are always a hit in my house. I often use mixed nuts, but if I really want to make it special, I grab pistachios! They’re naturally festive, especially when dressed up with my Chili & Paprika Spice Mix.
20. Almond Cake with Cardamom & Pistachios
This moist and springy Persian almond cake is generously spiced with ground cardamom (two full teaspoons). We like it with fresh berries. If you want to serve it for Passover, be sure to use kosher for Passover confectioners’ sugar; you could also use a tablespoon of matzo meal in place of the tablespoon of almond flour, but the cake is delicious without it.
21. Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti
Cranberry and Pistachio Biscotti – crunchy and amazing biscotti loaded with cranberry and pistachio. Easy recipe that you can make at home this holiday season.
22. Dried Cranberry Pistachio Scones
Dried Cherry Pistachio Scone – Buttery, flaky and studded with dried cherries and crunchy pistachios these scones are full of flavor.
23. Lemon Pistachio Muffins
Muffins are quite possibly my favorite thing to bake. They’re so easy and quick and endlessly versatile, depending on your taste and cravings. And they’re the perfect way to showcase seasonal flavors! I’m just loving anything flavored with lemon lately.
24. Pistachio Poke Cake
This Pistachio Poke Cake recipe from Amanda’s Cookin starts with a cake mix and is so incredibly easy and always a crowd pleaser! It’s topped with pecans and filled with delicious pistachio pudding that makes this cake simple — yet irresistible!
25. Dark Chocolate Chunk Pistachio
Dark Chocolate Chunk, Pistachio, and Sea Salt Cookies-these cookies are always a good idea!
26. Cranberry Pistachio Shortbread Cookies
Even though I have tried cranberry shortbread cookies and chocolate shortbread cookies before, I couldn’t ignore this one.
27. Roasted Asparagus with Lemon, Feta, & Pistachios
Roasted Asparagus with Lemon, Feta, and Pistachios-easy oven-roasted asparagus with lemon, feta cheese, and pistachios. This simple spring side dish goes great with any meal.
28. Baked Pistachio Coconut Chicken Tenders
A healthy alternative to standard chicken fingers, these Pistachio Coconut Baked Chicken Tenders have only a handful of ingredients making them gluten free, paleo, and Whole30 approved!
29. Vanilla Bean Pistachio Cake
Light, airy and full of flavor this Vanilla Bean Pistachio Cake is a fun and tasty flavor combination perfect for absolutely any occasion.
30. Easy 3-Ingredient Salted Pistachio Chocolate Bark
Easy to make 3-ingredient Salted Pistachio Chocolate Bark – this bark recipe is done in just 5 minutes and can easily be jazzed up with different flavors if you’d like. Makes a great holiday gift or tasty late night snack!
31. Orange Pistachio Pomegranate Couscous
This orange pistachio pomegranate couscous salad recipe is full of Christmas flavors. It is very easy to make and the perfect Christmas vegetarian recipe.
32. Brown Butter Honey & Pistachio Cookie Bars
These cookie bars are SO soft and chewy thanks to luscious brown butter, a hearty dose of honey, and an extra egg yolk that is added to the batter. It took me 4 tries to get these cookie bars just right, but boy was it worth the work!
33. No-Churn Pistachio Ice Cream
These days I just love any excuse to make some green colored food. What I would really love is to have a whole green-themed dinner party with appetizers, mains, sides, and dessert all green & gourmet. Maybe next year? For now here’s a green, delicious and easy no-churn pistachio ice cream recipe.
34. Cranberry Pistachio Chicken Salad Sandwich
Today I’m teaming up with Dave’s Killer Bread to bring you this recipe for the perfect lightened up Cranberry Pistachio Chicken Salad Sandwich. Your lunchtime self will be so happy!
35. Basil & Pistachio Pesto
Before an Italian nonna hounds me with the intention of clobbering me with the handle of her pasta roller, I’d freely admit this isn’t an authentic pesto recipe. The latter would contain pine nuts instead of pistachios and if you check out the recipe below, you’ll notice that parmesan cheese is missing.
36. Pistachio Crusted Salmon
With a few simple ingredients and less than 30 minutes, this Pistachio Crusted Salmon is both an easy and quick option for a weeknight dinner and also an elegant main for a dinner party.
37. Pistachio Butter Cookies
Pistachio Butter Cookies – a mix between shortbread and sugar cookie, these slightly crisp yet soft cookies are coated with pistachios; a perfect melt-in-your-mouth combination!