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Pistachio recipes

Create delicious bakes and stunning savoury mains with our best pistachio recipes. Try mouth-watering cakes, impressive cheesecakes or filling traybakes

4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Try this versatile strawberry and pistachio cake made with olive oil and polenta or cornmeal. Perfect for afternoon tea or dessert, it’s also gluten-free

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
17 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

These nutty little cupcakes, topped with cream cheese icing make a pretty addition to any buffet dessert or afternoon tea spread

40 mins
Easy
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2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This pale green iced treat works as an accompaniment to desserts, or on its own with wafers on a hot day

50 mins
Easy
9 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Add raspberry icing to this pistachio tea cake and you'll not only get a lovely pop of colour but fabulous flavour too. It's perfect for afternoon tea

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
42 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Turn any gathering into a special occasion with these glamorous cupcakes for grown-ups

50 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Try this baked cheesecake with a difference. With a slightly sour tang, plus white chocolate and pistachio flavours, it's a heavenly dessert

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
6 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try a different take on blondies using pistachios, rose and white chocolate. Scatter with dried rose petals for a pretty finish, if you like

55 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Dark chocolate and pistachios are a match made in heaven. This indulgent breakfast bowl is simple to make and full of decadent flavours and texture
 

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Toss chicken breast, boiled eggs, Little Gem, sundried tomatoes and toasted nuts in a zesty dressing for a quick salad that's rich in calcium, folate and iron

17 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
10 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of summer's sweet, golden apricots with these moreish apricot and pistachio frangipane blondies. They make a perfect treat for afternoon tea

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of plums in late summer and bake them in a pastry case with a pistachio and custard filling. They're well worth the effort

1 hr and 55 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Transform simple shop-bought hummus with these fabulous meatballs, topped with pistachios and mint. This takes just 15 minutes to make, yet tastes so decadent

15 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
36 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Big on flavour but light on texture, this easy bake is just as good packed into a tin for a picnic or served with Greek yogurt for dessert

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
4 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Try a twist on baklava by turning the classic nutty filo pastry dessert into a cake. It makes a spectacular centrepiece that's perfect for a celebration

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Take frangipane to another level with the distinctive taste - and colour - of pistachios that match well with sweet apricots in a truly crowd-pleasing tart

1 hr and 25 mins
More effort
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Add saffron to your cookie dough and you'll be bang on trend. Pistachio and white chocolate are great additions too. One biscuit just won't be enough...

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Try this twist on an afternoon tea classic. These scones are studded with crunchy pistachio and drizzled in a delicious lemon glaze. Perfect with a cuppa

34 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

These budget-friendly, Middle Eastern-inspired lamb meatballs make a simple yet tasty supper, served with fruity chutney and crisp wholemeal pittas

40 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This nutty pistachio sponge has a layer of sweet, black cherry jam that'll leave you wanting more. It's an impressive party dessert, yet simple to make

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
8 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Eat your 5-a-day in one meal with this delicious chicken traybake. If you’re vegetarian, simply leave out the meat and use veggie parmesan in the pesto

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Sweet and nutty, this delicate dessert is ideal for after a big Sunday dinner, serve chilled and covered in blitzed pistachios for some crunch

1 hr and 45 mins
A challenge
Gluten-free
3 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Showcase butternut squash with this vibrant vegan side. Garnished with jewel-like pomegranate…

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
124 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These crunchy, fruit & nut biscuits are sure to be a family favourite - make ahead and freeze, or wrap up for the perfect homemade gift

30 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

The pistachio crust makes this chicken extra crunchy and pairs beautifully with the fruity salad - a vibrant lunch or dinner for four 

55 mins
Easy
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