• Tue, Feb 26 2013

Pistachio Primer: 7 “Happy Nut” Recipes For National Pistachio Day

In China, it’s called the “happy nut;” in Iran, pistachios are “smiling.” So, smile—it’s National Pistachio Day! Here are 7 sweet and healthy pistachio recipes.


Avocado Pistachio Creme Brulee (Vegan)

GET THE RECIPE, via Eats Well With Others

Wild Mushroom & Pistachio Pesto Pasta (Vegan)

GET THE RECIPE, via Sunday Morning Banana Pancakes

Pistachio Saffron Meringue

GET THE RECIPE, via Tumeric 'n Spice

Whole-Wheat Pistachio Muffins

GET THE RECIPE, via Hanna Kelley

Vegan Pistachio Ice Cream

GET THE RECIPE, via Side Dish

Pistachio-Crusted Halibut with Fennel Balsamic Gastrique (Paleo-friendly)

Pistachio-Crusted Halibut with Fennel Balsamic Gastrique GET THE RECIPE, via Tartine and Apron Strings

Kale and Pistachio Pasta Salad

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Quinoa with Pistachios

GET THE RECIPE, via Martha Stewart

Pistachio Olive Oil Cake (Vegan)

GET THE RECIPE, via One Girl in the Kitchen
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