Greek Pistachios and Pine Nuts

Greek Pistachios And Pine Nuts Recipe

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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
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  • 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

How to Make Greek Pistachios and Pine Nuts


  1. Preheat oven to 300ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Remove from oven, immediately loosen the nuts with a metal spatula, sprinkle evenly with the lemon zest, and set aside to cool before serving.

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About Greek Pistachios and Pine Nuts

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

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