5 minute PASTA SAUCE 

How to Make Pistachio Pesto

Do you love an easy dinner recipe? Make a batch of homemade pesto sauce in under 5 minutes...so simple!

Recipe has instructions for using a food processor, blender, or making pesto by hand with a mortar and pestle.

Recipe Notes

Substitute sunflower seeds or walnuts for the pistachios, if needed.



fresh basil  garlic pistachios olive oil butter fresh grated parmesan




Fresh basil, pistachios and garlic in a food processor

Slowly add


a stream of olive oil while processing

Slowly add


a stream of olive oil while processing

Using a bar muddler to blend in the butter and parmesan is easy, quick way to make a creamy pesto sauce!

Recipe Tip

Muddle or stir


in butter and parmesan by hand


this easy pasta sauce recipe with hot bow tie pasta. Such a great room temperature  recipe for a graduation party too!

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I believe good comfort food is approachable, has a kiss of Italian flavor, and shouldn't take hours to make. Grab a seat at the table!