You are here: Home » Recipes » Pistachio and Pasta Salad Pistachio and Pasta Salad Recipe by American Profile Yield 4 to 6 servings PrintEmail "My children didn't like to eat pistachio nuts. I tried this secret recipe of mine and they really relished the nuts in the salad." Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil1 tablespoon vinegar1 tablespoon oregano Salt and pepper to taste1 cup pasta, uncooked (rigatoni, gemelli, or small shells)1 cup snow peas1 cup fresh baby spinach1/2 cup chopped pistachios1/2 cup grated parmesan cheese8 cherry tomatoes Pistachios, chopped Parmesan, shaved Instructions In a small bowl, combine the oil, vinegar, oregano, salt, and pepper. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. Drain and set aside to cool. Blanch the snow peas and spinach by putting them in hot water and taking them out immediately. Quickly rinse them in cold water, drain well on paper towels, and pat dry. Mix the blanched snow peas and spinach with the pasta, pistachios, cheese, tomatoes, and marinade in a medium bowl. Garnish with more pistachio nuts and shaved Parmesan. Recipe by Neelam Taneja, Whiteville, N.C.