A Nutty Twist on Home cooked Italian pasta that will make you want to eat pasta everyday! Super easy to make and a wonderfully filling meal.

Ingredients:

Handful fresh basil

125g Ricotta cheese

200g raw peeled Zeina pistachio kennels

half a lemon and the zest of one lemon

100g parmesan cheese

How to Make:

  1. Soak the pistachios in boiling hot water then strain and wipe the excess liquid.
  2. In a food processor, blend the pistachio kennels with lemon zest, basil, parmesan, olive oil and a dash of water.
  3. Add the ricotta and season with salt and pepper and whiz until it turns into a paste.
  4. Separately, boil the gnocchi pasta until cooked and keep the pasta water when straining.
  5. In a large pan, add the pistachio paste and add 2tbsp of pasta water.
  6. Simmer at a medium low heat until the paste becomes a sauce then incorporate the pasta.
  7. Season with mixed herbs and enjoy!

recipe also available on our TikTok for more visual reference!

https://www.tiktok.com/@zeinafoods/video/7155811663344717061?is_from_webapp=1&sender_device=pc&web_id=7146941456070247942
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