Your online resource

for all things culinary


HOME Search this Site All Recipes Special Sections Articles &  Resources Kitchen Equipment Food & Health Growing Food Directories

Missing an Ingredient ? UKFoodOnline.co.uk

Pistachio and Pasta Salad 

Veg   CD   PIC 15mins plus cooling

 

 

Serves   4    Cold   Vegetarian  Pasta  Nuts  Herbs  Picnic  

 

Ingredients

175g/6oz Short cut Pasta e.g. Conchiglie or Macaroni

4 tbsp Mayonnaise

4 tbsp Natural Yoghurt

120ml/4fl.oz. Milk

2 tbsp Tarragon Vinegar

2 Garlic Cloves, crushed

50g/2oz Pistachio Nuts, chopped

Fresh whole Basil Leaves

 

Instructions

 

1. Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil, add the pasta and cook for 8-10 minutes or until tender. Drain and rinse with cold water to cool.

 

2. Meanwhile, in a large bowl mix together the  mayonnaise, yoghurt, milk, vinegar, and garlic until well blended.

 

3. Add the cooled pasta and toss lightly. Chill until ready to serve.

 

4. To serve - cut the basil leaves into narrow strips and  stir into the chilled pasta together with the chopped pistachios.

 

 

 

Main equipment required to make this Recipe

Saucepan

Mixing bowl

Food processor or liquidiser

 

Key techniques required to make this Recipe

Marinate -    To soak foods in a marinade to enhance the flavour.  It also sometimes has the effect of tenderising foods such as meat.

 

More Picnic Recipes Summer Recipes   |  What's in Season 

 

 

 Follow us 

Share 

 

 

 Sign up for Free E-Mailings
 

Still not found what you're looking for?

 

Try our search facility. Type in your main ingredient (s) or what you have available and allow us to whisk you up a recipe in seconds!

 

 

About Us  |  Contact Us  |    Private Privacy  |   Media Resources  |  Links  |  Sitemap  |  Printing Recipes  |   Abbreviations on this site  

 

This Web Site was designed and created by Recipes4us.co.uk. Copyright 2000 to date [Recipes4us] All rights reserved.

 Some Photos www.fotolia.co.uk