Prawn & Pistachio Pesto Pasta

Yields: 4 Servings

This is such a delicious recipe and is so easy to make.  The pistachios make the most wonderful pesto served with large juicy prawns this dish is amazing.  I was gifted the prawns from Bradleys – see below for a discount code.



0/10 Ingredients
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0/4 Instructions
  • Place the pistachios, basil, Parmesan cheese, garlic and lemon zest into a blender and blitz. Gradually pour in the olive oil until you have your desired consistency. If needed add extra oil until you have a smooth and creamy consistency. Season to taste.
  • In a large frying pan add a drizzle of olive oil and the prawns, cook for for about 2 mins. Turn off the heat, squeeze over the lemon juice of 1/2 lemon and sprinkle over a pinch of chilli flakes.
  • Add the cooked pasta to the pan with the prawns along with a generous splash of the pasta cooking water. Add the pesto and toss well to combine everything until you have a silky sauce.
  • Serve with another squeeze of lemon and an extra pinch of chilli, if you like - enjoy!


For this recipe I used the most delicious king prawns that were gifted to me by they tasted wonderful.  If you'd like to try them for yourself or any of their wonderful range of frozen seafood use the code Victoria-15 for a 15% discount on your orders.

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