Angel Hair Pasta w Pistachio Pesto

barbara lentz


Unique good pasta dish


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10 Min
20 Min
Stove Top



  • 4 c
    fresh basil
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    grated parmesan cheese
  • 3 clove
  • ·
    salt and pepper

  • 8 oz
    angel hair pasta
  • 1/2 c
    pistachio pesto
  • 1/4 c
    pasta water
  • 1 c
    cherry tomatoes halved
  • 1 c
    shaved parmesan cheese. shaved with a peeler
  • ·
    fresh basil

How to Make Angel Hair Pasta w Pistachio Pesto


  1. For the pesto: Place the basil, pistachio's, parmesan cheese, and garlic in a food processor. Process while drizzling the olive oil in until all is incorporated. Taste and season with salt and pepper.
  2. For the pasta. Cook the angel hair pasta in salted boiling water. Place 1/4 cup pasta water into a skillet large enough for the pasta. Add the pesto and olive oil and mix well over med. low heat.
  3. Drain the pasta and then add it to the pesto mixture. Taste and season with salt and pepper. Stir in the tomatoes and add the cheese and basil

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About Angel Hair Pasta w Pistachio Pesto

Course/Dish: Pasta Sides
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian

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