Discover a few delicious and simple ways to incorporate this healthy nut into your diet. Even if you’re not a fan of pistachios yet, you will be when this list of pistachio recipes is through!
Pistachios are technically a member of the cashew family, but they’re nuts in their own right from pistachio trees.
With a ton of fiber, minerals, and vitamins in every bite, these nuts are excellent for your health.
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The amazing thing about pistachios is that they slot effortlessly into either sweet or savory dishes making them a very versatile ingredient.
They most likely originated around Turkey or Iran, which means these cuisines are a great way to appreciate this nut.
However, they’re super versatile, so you can make almost anything with them!
The best pistachio recipes appreciate their simple, gentle earthiness and addictive crunch. Sift through these thirty-one amazing recipes to find the perfect meal, snack, or dessert.
This super simple recipe only needs five ingredients to come to life. Not only that, but it’s also gluten-free keto, and paleo, thanks to the lack of breadcrumbs!
You’ll need to toss those salty little dudes in your food processor for this great recipe.
The white chocolate, pistachio cream, and chopped pistachios are a match made in heaven.
The crunchy nuts add an interesting crunch to every bite, while the sweet white chocolate keeps things light and delicious. This is sure to become a favorite recipe if you are a pistachio lover!
Kulfi is richer and creamier than the ice cream you might be used to, so it’s the perfect host for some spicier and bolder flavors. If you’re looking for an aromatic summer treat, this is it!
Don’t have whipping cream on hand? Check out the brilliant substitutes for heavy cream!
Crumble pistachios over the top for a little extra crunch on these sweet treats. These are fantastic for breakfast or to keep in your pantry for a quick snack.
The natural sweetness of these sweet nuts makes them a healthy way to combat those sugar cravings.
Impress and delight your significant other with a special salmon dish… in just half an hour. It’s quick, easy, and super healthy, thanks to all the lean and vitamin-filled ingredients.
Picture this: you bite into a crunchy, chewy macaron with a deep, nutty flavor. Then, you hit the middle to enjoy a smooth, sweet, white chocolate ganache.
If you take the time to make macarons, this recipe will reward you for your effort tenfold.
You only need five simple ingredients and an ice cream maker to make this happen. Make it as smooth or chunky as you like, and you can even weave threads of other flavors.
The smooth, earthy sweetness of roast root vegetables is perfect for some salty crunch. Enjoy this on your holiday table, as a side dish at dinner, or as a robust lunch salad.
This amazing skillet has a delicious companion in the form of a pistachio-herb spread. It’s so light and refreshing. Think of it as a pesto alternative with even more vitamins to start your day.
While they look incredibly fancy, these bites will only take twenty minutes of your time to create. The real secret to these bites is the hot honey drizzle, which is spicy and sweet by turns.
They keep well for a week! There’s nothing better than having a healthy breakfast ready on a rushed morning, so keep these muffins waiting in the wings for the busiest of mornings.
These tasty muffins are one of the yummiest things to bake when bored at home!
The combination of pistachio and prosciutto is so salty and nutty that it’s almost addictive. Crank up or lower the spice with your preferred amount of red pepper flakes.
This dish would be great as a starter or side on a fall day. With a light char on the sprouts and the earthiness of the nuts, this dish perfectly toes the line between sweet and savory.
Live the keto life without giving up the delicious blessing that is cheesecake! These mini no-bake cheesecakes are so easy to prepare. Thanks to their light green color, they’re excellent on holidays.
These little cakes are so easy to prepare in advance. Simply whip them up the night before your special event and let them chill in the fridge, ready to be enjoyed after dinner the next day.
This homemade recipe only uses pistachios so that natural, earthy nuttiness is present in every delicious mouthful of ice cream. Plus, the gorgeous green color is nothing to sneeze at!
You love this delicious summer recipe to refresh after a healthy dinner!
You can use this as-is, top your favorite pasta with it, or swirl it through a bowl of hummus to add a bright spark to your meal. It’s simple and delicious, and it appreciates ingredients as they are.
This recipe originated as a Starbucks copycat but became much better than the original. With five simple ingredients, you can enjoy an out-of-this-world kick to your caffeine.
You have to try it to believe it. Good thing this recipe only takes twenty minutes to create, so you won’t have to wait long to sink your teeth into this incredible cheese.
Indulging in this dessert salad is like feasting on a cloud. Best of all, it looks amazing as a centerpiece on your dessert table! Prepare it in ten minutes and serve it immediately for the best results.
The yogurt to an array of crunchy nuts and chewy dried fruits. Cranberry and pistachio are particularly good together, and the colors make it a perfect holiday treat.
Prepare this well in advance and keep this in cold storage to offer some reprieve from the piles of sugar the holidays always bring!
Pack this into a sandwich, enjoy it on its own, or wrap it in a leaf of butter lettuce to enjoy as a lunchtime wrap.
Have lots of cherries? Indulge in the yummy tart cherry recipes this summer!
The fragrant dark chocolate and crunchy pistachio are a match made in heaven. While the recipe takes a little while, it’ll all be worth it once you take your first bite of creamy perfection.
These biscotti are indulgent, thanks to the white chocolate dip and a sprinkle of pistachio. If you’re new to baking, biscotti is a great place to start because they’re quite forgiving!
This smooth, creamy, chocolatey recipe produces absolutely incredible mini cheesecakes. The pistachio crunch is the perfect thing to cut through all the rich chocolate.
This is a perfectly-balanced cupcake recipe highlighting the beauty of natural ingredients like figs, pistachios, and olive oil.
It’s not too sweet and just indulgent enough to impress anyone who takes a bite.
Lend this delicious green pasta salad some crunch with a healthy sprinkling of pistachios. This is the perfect salad to make ahead of a picnic or potluck. It’s absolutely packed with healthy vegetables.
I highly recommend heading to your local Farmer’s Market to find the ingredients for this salad. There’s something about organic, seasonal ingredients that make it taste twice as good.
This is one of the best summer salad recipes to enjoy!
The flavor combination hiding within this moist crumb is out of this world. Pistachios, almonds, cardamom, and lime are simply meant to be together.
Looking for something simple, delicious, and quick for your next date night? This pistachio pudding will absolutely not steer you wrong. It’s creamy and smooth, with a delightful earthiness in each bite.
This would be a lot of fun to make as a couple. You must make it at least four hours ahead of time, but you can make it up to a day in advance, so start your special date early!
This is like a delicious cross between Indian kulfi and Mexican Tres Leches. In other words, it’s absolutely delicious. Best of all, you can make it well in advance of when you need it.
You can mess with this recipe to make it whatever you’d like it to be. The healthy, natural sugars in this overnight recipe are so delicious.
Best of all, you can prepare this for multiple days, so you can gear up for a busy week and ensure you have enough fuel to keep going.
We finish our list with a Watergate salad, which is a well-known fluff salad variation any party guests will love to see on the table. It’s smooth, creamy, and sweet but also a little bit crunchy.
Try adding your favorite dried fruits to the mix to add a dose of natural sweetness to all the fluffy marshmallows! Dried cranberries are particularly good with pistachios.
There we have it! That’s thirty-one ways to incorporate pistachios into your life. Which of these recipes will you be trying, and are there any essential pistachio recipes I missed?
Check out the rest of All Nutritious for the best meal-prepping, healthy, and easy recipes to make your week easier!
- 1. Pistachio Chicken
- 2. Pistachio Challah
- 3. Cardamom Ice Cream
- 4. Pistachio Muffins
- 5. Pistachio Crusted Salmon
- 6. Pistachio Macaron with Ganache Filling
- 7. 5-Ingredient Gelato
- 8. Roasted Carrots and Beets with Tahini
- 9. Summer Farmer’s Market Skillet with Pistachio-Herb Spread
- 10. Puff Pastry Bites with Oaxaca Cheese
- 11. Honey Pear Pistachio Muffins
- 12. Flatbread Appetizers with Pistachios and Burrata
- 13. Oven Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Apples
- 14. Keto Pistachio No-Bake Cheesecake
- 15. Pistachio Ice Cream
- 16. Pistachio Pesto
- 17. Pistachio Latte
- 18. Sliceable Pistachio Cheese
- 19. Pistachio Salad
- 20. Holiday Yogurt Bark
- 21. Pistachio Cherry Chicken Salad
- 22. No-Bake Chocolate Pistachio Cake
- 23. White Chocolate Biscotti
- 24. Nutella Pistachio Vegan Raw Cheesecake
- 25. Fig Olive Oil Cupcakes with Mascarpone Frosting
- 26. Pesto Pasta Salad with Asparagus
- 27. Loaf Cake
- 28. Pistachio Pudding
- 29. Milk Cake
- 30. Pistachio Overnight Oats
- 31. Watergate Salad
- Scroll up to get a bunch of easy, yummy, and delicious pistachio recipes. Don't be afraid to get creative with the ingredients. You might discover a flavor you didn't know you liked.
- Get your shopping list going, and make sure you've got all the ingredients.
- Get cooking and make your next Pistachio Recipe!
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