Linguine with pistachio pesto and burrata

by Carlotta Dolzani @dolcetico

Ingredients for 4 serves:

For the pistachio pesto:

  • 100 gr. - Roasted pistachios
  • 2-3 -  Tablespoons grated cheese (parmigiano or pecorino cheese)
  • 60 gr. - Taggiasca olive oil
  • 3-4 -  Tablespoons water
  • Q.s. - Salt  
  • Q.s. - Black pepper  
  • 5-6 - Basil leaves (if seasonal)


For the pasta:

  • 350 gr. - Linguine
  • Q.s. - Burrata;
  • Q.s. - Finely chopped pistachios 
Linguine with pistachio pesto and burrata 1
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Extra virgin olive oil

Monocultivar Taggiasca

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  • 1

    Prepare the pistachio pesto by simply blending all the ingredients in a food processor. It is important to use a good-quality extra virgin olive oil, such as Olitalia Taggiasca Monocultivar, which is delicate and fragrant.

  • 2

    Cook the linguine in plenty of salted water, then season the pasta with the pistachio pesto, a little cooking water. Garnish with some burrata cheese and chopped pistachio on top. Finally, drizzle with some Olitalia Taggiasca Monocultivar to taste.