Peas and beans with pistachio pesto

Appetizing Peas and beans with pistachio pesto Recipe

A delicious, vibrant side dish that goes perfectly with meat and fish.
Peas and beans with pistachio pesto
Prep Time : 0:15 | Cook Time : 0:05 | Total Time : 0:20 | Serving : 6 person.


  • 200g (500g unshelled) fresh peas

  • 200g thin green beans

  • 1 firmly packed cup rocket leaves

  • 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped

  • 1/2 cup (75g) pistachio kernels

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • 1/4 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves, chopped

  • 1/4 cup (20g) grated parmesan

  • 1/2 cup (125ml) olive oil


  • Step 1

    Blanch peas and beans in a large pan of boiling water for 2 minutes or until tender. Drain, then refresh under cold water.

  • Step 2

    Place rocket, garlic, pistachios, lemon juice, parsley and parmesan in a blender. With motor running, add the olive oil in a steady stream, processing until smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

  • Step 3

    Toss peas and beans with half the pesto and serve remaining pesto on the side.

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