Lemon-Pistachio Spaghetti with Spinach

Pasta is a really versatile ingredient for use in all sorts of recipes, from lunch, dinner and salad recipes made different by the fresh produce and other tasty ingredient combinations. This "Lemon-Pistachio Spaghetti with Spinach," is a simple dinner recipe perfect for a weeknight meal. Let's face it, when we are busy the last thing that we want to be thinking about is what to make for dinner. Sometimes pasta is just that quick and easy go to meal that you can always count on to satisfy everyone. And with SO many awesome pasta recipes out there, you can guarantee you will never ever run our of ideas at all. There are so many awesome ways to make a pesto sauce, and this is one of them. Usually pesto is made with pine nuts, which are awesome and so great for you, but they can also be very expensive even for just a small amount. So pistachios in this recipe are a little bit of a cheaper way to do this recipe and cut the costs, which we can all appreciate, since most of us have to stick to a budget these days.

This quick and easy pasta recipe tossed with lemon pistachio pesto and fresh spinach, looks and tastes delicious. It's a great way to switch up your weekly dinner routine by trying a new dish and flavor, and a great addition to pasta night. The creator of this pasta recipe likes to save her pasta night meal for the busiest night of the week, as its simple enough to throw the entire meal together in the time it takes to boil the pasta to al dente. While some pasta recipes do take more time to prepare, but this one is super easy. This pasta recipe requires six basic ingredients pistachios, lemon, shallots, olive oil, spinach and pasta. Some of the ingredients are blended together to make a pesto mixture that will be tossed with the cooked pasta and spinach. To start the recipe you preheat the oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit, and spread the pistachios in a single layer on a sheet pan and toast the pistachios.

The creator of this recipe site is Annalise, who loves to bake. Her passion for baking happened through looking through cookbooks and surfing the web for recipes and ideas. She enjoys baking from scratch and not using too many processed ingredients, which is awesome. She briefly went to culinary school, but is mostly self taught, through trial and error. Her recipe site started in 2008 as a way to document her baking journey and as a way to inspire others. She has a sweet tooth, so you'll find lots of sweet recipes on the site. She finds the blog to be a great way to share her passion and joy for cooking with the world, and other people get to benefit from it too and enjoy all of her amazing recipes! And now you can enjoy some of them too! To read more about this recipe, visit the website link below to the "Completely Delicious," website.

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