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Pistachio Recipes - Recipes for Pistachio Nuts. Pistachios enhance many dishes other than desserts, including seafood, poultry and salads. These recipes all use pistachio nuts as an ingredient.

All About Pistachios
Pistachios enhance many dishes other than desserts, including seafood, poultry and salads. Other nuts may be substituted for pistachios in most the recipes, particularly pine nuts, almonds, hazelnuts, and cashews. What are some pistachio shells red or pink? Learn all about pistachio nuts before trying one of the many recipes.

Almond Pistachio Saffron Curry Sauce Recipe
Use this sauce on grilled meat or chicken or simmer your favorite meatballs in it. If your supermarket does not carry a wide variety of raw nuts, try a health food store.

Amaretto Chantilly Recipe
This easy frozen dessert has a surprisingly light texture yet is full of the rich flavors of almonds and cherries. For a flavor variation, try substituting hazelnut liqueur and hazelnuts instead of amaretto and almonds.

Apricot Potato Cake Recipe
Potatoes make this cinnamon coffee cake surprisingly light, although it is dense and chewy. Do not miss the fruit variations.

Artichoke Soup Recipe
Filled with onion, celery, parsnip, turnip, leek, wine, herbs, and pistachio nuts as well as artichokes for a hearty vegetable soup.

Cassata Siciliana Canoli Cake Recipe
This richly decadent cake from Emeril Lagasse has it all, including Grand Marnier, rum, chocolate, espresso, ricotta cheese, pistachios, and dried fruits. This is the ultimate fruitcake.

Cassata With Fresh Strawberry Puree Recipe
This is not your basic fruitcake, although it is loaded with a variety of nuts along with dried and candied fruit. The base is a delicious whipped cream meringue infused with rum. It is a frozen dessert served with an easy strawberry puree. If you don't want to use rum, substitute 1 teaspoon of rum flavoring in 1/4 cup warm (not hot) water for each use.

Chicken Biryiani Recipe
This Mid-Eastern chicken and rice casserole is intricately, but mildly spiced and rich with flavor of nuts and fruits.

Chicken Colombo Recipe
Chicken is browned with colombo seasoning and braised with onions, coconut milk, lime juice, and herbs. It is finished with bananas and pistachio nuts. This is a popular dish served over Creole Rice in the French West Indies.

Chocolate Dipped Apricots Recipe - South Beach Diet Phase 3
Delicious fruity morsels of dried apricots are not just for diets. The dried apricots are dipped in chocolate, then sprinkled with pistachios. These are very easy to make and enjoyed by non-dieters as well as dieters. Great for gifts from the kitchen.

Coffee Cake Recipe
Potatoes make this cinnamon coffee cake surprisingly light, although it is dense and chewy. Do not miss the fruit variations.

Couscous Stuffing with Currants, Apricots and Pistachios Recipe
Couscous stuffing filled with apricots, currants, and pistachio nuts is perfect for Cornish game hens or chickens. Double it up for turkey.

Golden Saffron Cake Recipe
Saffron is usually associated with savory dishes, so this is an interesting departure from the norm. The saffron really shines in this golden yellow cake which is drizzled with a vanilla syrup and topped with pistachio nuts.

Persian Rice & Pistachio Salad Recipe
Rice salad with fruit, spices, and pistachios may be served at room temperature or chilled.

Pistachio Butter Stingers Recipe
The sting in these cookies is a gentle one that comes from creme de menthe, a fabulous combination with pistachios.

Pistachio Mayonnaise Recipe
Ground pistachios and fresh basil make a delightfully different homemade mayonnaise. Great over hot pasta or in cold seafood pasta salad.

Pistachio Muffins Recipe
Whole wheat flour and oatmeal lend healthy goodness to pistachio muffins while fat is reduced by using a combination of applesauce, canola oil, and low-fat milk. If you like a sweeter muffin, go for the variation which adds raisins. The crunchy sweet topping may be omitted, if desired.

Polpettone al Forno (Meatloaf) Recipe
Emmenthaler cheese, mascarpone, Parmesan, pistachio nuts, lemon rind, and white wine give a Mediterranean flair to this Italian meatloaf.

Pomegranate Honey Roasted Game Hens Recipe
Rock Cornish game hens get flavor and color from honey and pomegranate juice, plus an extra kick from allspice and cinnamon. Easy to make and makes an impressive presentation at the table. Plan ahead to marinate overnight.

Savory Herbed Cheesecake Recipe
Four kinds of cheese and savory herbs flavor this cheesecake spread for an elegant appetizer.

Watermelon Pudding Recipe
Sweet and rosy cooked watermelon pudding is studded with chocolate chunks and pistachio nuts. This pudding is extremely rich so serve it in small amounts.

White and Dark Chocolate Apricots Recipe
Dried apricots are stuffed with hazelnuts or pistachios and then dipped in white and semisweet chocolate. These candies are impressive, yet easy to make.

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