A couple of weeks ago, I went to Sicily for the wedding of two friends and, as a pistachio lover, I had my dose of pistachio-based food ๐Ÿ˜‹ and I couldnโ€™t resist to stop by a small supermarket and get some fresh, grained pistachio, and some pistachio pesto. So the other night, while still holiday-ing in Italy but back North at my famโ€™s, I decided to make a nice pasta dish with the pistachio pesto ๐Ÿ’š Add some tomatoes ๐Ÿ… and cheese ๐Ÿง€, and you have a perfect summer treat. Super simple and super yummy ๐Ÿคค

InstaRecipe (for 2 people)

You need:
160 gr penne
200 gr cocktail tomatoes (diced)
3/4 tbs of pistachio pesto
olive oil
Grana Padano cheese or Parmesan to taste


In a big pot, heat the water for the pasta. Cook the penne as per package instructions.
In the meantime, in a pan cook the tomatoes with some olive oil until soft. When ready, pour the pasta in the pan with pesto, and some extra olive oil if needed. Stir well for a couple of minutes. Serve with some grated Grana Padano cheese or Parmesan.

Buon appetito!

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