American Pistachio Pesto Pasta

Yield: 6 servings.


  • 1 cup Packed, fresh basil leaves
  • 1/3 cup Grated Parmesan cheese
  • ¼ cup Shelled, roasted/salted American pistachios, coarsely chopped
  • ¼ cup Olive oil
  • 1 clove Garlic, peeled
  • 1/8 teaspoon Cracked pepper
  • 8 ounce package Enriched pasta (measured dry)


Place basil, cheese, pistachios, oil, garlic and pepper in food processor or blender; process until well-blended. Boil pasta as directed on package, drain. In a large bowl combine the pesto and pasta.