How to make California Pista Pasta Salad -

Unique salad with a combination of boiled pasta and chopped pistachios tossed in balsamic vinegar and olive oil dressing

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Pistachios (पिस्ते ), Pasta (पास्ता )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Noodles and Pastas

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California Pista Pasta Salad

California Pista Pasta Salad Recipe Card


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Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 6-10 minutes

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for California Pista Pasta Salad Recipe

  • Pistachios coarsely chopped 1/4 cup

  • Pasta boiled 1 cups

  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium

  • Baby spinach leaves 6-8

  • Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons

  • For dressing

  • Olive oil 3 tablespoons

  • Balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon

  • Dried oregano a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon


Step 1

Mix together all the ingredients for the dressing in a large bowl. Add the pasta to the dressing and toss to mix.

Step 2

Add the tomatoes, spinach leaves and pistachios and mix well. Sprinkle with the Parmesan cheese powder and serve.

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