sicilian pistachio pesto pasta recipe

Sicilian Pistachio Pesto Pasta Recipe

Sicilian Pistachio Pesto Pasta Recipe:

Giannetti Artisans Sicilian Pistachio Pesto Pasta recipe has 100% Sicilian Pistachios from Bronte. This pasta dish has a very delicate taste and presents itself very well accompanied by a red wine. To enjoy this very particular “delizia” (delight) for about 4 people you will need:

18 OZ (500 gr) of penne pasta
3 tablespoons of Giannetti Artisans Pistachio Pesto for Pasta (see link:)
3.5 OZ (100gr) of ham
¼ of a white onion
Some almonds or pine nuts
Giannetti Artisans Extra Virgin Olive Oil (see link:)

While boiling your pasta to a perfect “al dente” cooking;

You can prepare as follows:

Pour a little bit of olive oil in a pan, allow for it to heat (not burn) and add the onion that you’ve cut or diced, sauteè at a low flame until a bit golden, add pesto and cook for about 2/3 min, lastly add ham. Once pasta is cooked add your pesto sauce to the pasta and refine your dish with some almonds or pine nuts!


  1. Nina Hoppes says:

    I ordered this through Amazon. We were blown away by this pesto. Just what we remembered from our travels in Sicily. It really is superb.

    • Sally says:

      Thanks Nina! Let me know how that other recipe works for you! I promise I will try and got some recipes online. I just thought it would be cooler to have video recipes…but those will have to wait! Thank you thank you thank you!!!

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