Greek Pistachios And Pine Nuts Recipe

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Greek Pistachios and Pine Nuts

Vicki Butts (lazyme)


The ingredients in these nuts, as well as the nuts themselves, are customarily found in many Greek dishes. They are best paired with a big hunk of feta cheese, marinated olives and figs (either fresh or dried will do).

They would be good sprinkled over a Greek salad.

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2 cups


15 Min


10 Min




1 c
pistachio nuts, shelled, lightly toasted
1 c
pine nuts, lightly toasted
2 tsp
olive oil
1/4 tsp
dried greek oregano
1 tsp
fennel seeds, chopped
1/2 tsp
kosher salt
1/2 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
grated zest of 1/2 lemon

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 300ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Place the nuts and oil in a large bowl and toss until well coated. Add the oregano, fennel seeds, salt and pepper and toss again to coat evenly.
Transfer the nuts to the prepared sheet and arrange in a single layer. Place in the oven and cook until they begin to color, about 10 minutes.
Remove from oven, immediately loosen the nuts with a metal spatula, sprinkle evenly with the lemon zest, and set aside to cool before serving.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Appetizers, Nuts
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Greek
Other Tag: Quick & Easy