How to Use Pistachio Butter (Savory Edition - 25 Ways)

How to Use Pistachio Butter (Savory Edition - 25 Ways)

Add a fun twist to your savory dishes with pistachio butter! Dive into 25 deliciously creative ways to spice up your meals with our Peppertux Unsweetened Pistachio Butter!

Appetizers, Dips and Savory Snacks

1. Pistachio Butter Crostini: Spread pistachio butter on toasted baguette slices and top with prosciutto, arugula, and a drizzle of balsamic glaze.

2. Pistachio Yogurt Dip: Mix pistachio butter with yogurt, garlic, and herbs to create a dip for vegetables or crackers. Recipe here

3. Pistachio Feta Dip: Dive into the creamy, flavorful delight of the pistachio and feta dip, where feta cheese meets the rich, nutty goodness of pistachios. Recipe here.

4. Pistachio Hummus: Bored of the same old hummus? Try pistachio hummus by drizzling pistachio butter on top or subbing the tahini with pistachio butter to make delicious pistachio hummus. Recipe here.

5. Pistachio Baba Ganoush: Make a flavorful twist to the usual pistachio baba ganoush by subbing pistachio butter for the tahini!

6. Savory Pancakes: Use pistachio butter as a topping for savory pancakes or crepes, paired with smoked salmon or ham.

7. Goat Cheese Balls: Combine goat cheese, pistachio butter, dried apricots and chopped pistachios for a crowd-pleasing appetizer. Recipe here

Sauces and Dressings

7. Pistachio Pesto: Allergic to pine nuts? Try pistachios instead! Create a creamy pistachio pesto by subbing the pine nuts with pistachio butter. Recipe here.

8. Pizza Sauce Base: Use pistachio butter as a base for pizza sauce, topping with your favorite savory ingredients like prosciutto, arugula, and cheese.

9. Pistachio Chimichurri: Use Peppertux Unsweetened Pistachio Butter to create a creamy sauce for pasta, grilled meats or roasted vegetables. Recipe here

10. Pistachio Vinaigrette / Pistachio Salad Dressing: Blend Peppertux Pistachio Butter with vinegar, olive oil and other condiments to make a unique salad dressing. Recipe here.

11. Creamy Pistachio Dressing: Drizzle on the deliciousness with a creamy pistachio salad dressing, adding a velvety twist to elevate any salad! Recipe here.

Meat and Seafood

12. Pistachio Crusted Lamb Chops: Delight in the gourmet flavors of pistachio crusted lamb chops, where tender lamb meets a nutty pistachio crust for an unforgettable culinary experience! Recipe here.

13. Pistachio Chicken Schnitzel: Treat yourself to Pistachio Chicken Schnitzel, where crispy, golden chicken cutlets are elevated with a deliciously nutty pistachio coating.

14. Pistachio Crusted Salmon (or other fish): Coat chicken, lamb or fish with pistachio butter,  breadcrumbs and chopped pistachios before baking or grilling for a crunchy, flavorful crust. 

15. Pistachio Kabobs: Savor the exotic flavors of a pistachio kabob, where tender, juicy meat meets the rich, nutty pistachio for a mouthwatering delight!

16. Pistachio Seafood Topping: Drizzle pistachio butter over grilled or baked salmon, shrimp, or scallops for a rich, nutty enhancement. We haven’t tried it ourselves, but someone we know swears by oysters with pistachio butter - try it out and let us know!


17. Roasted Vegetables with Pistachio Butter: Toss roasted vegetables like carrots, sweet potatoes, or Brussels sprouts with a pistachio butter glaze for added protein.

18. Pistachio Crusted Oyster Mushrooms: Savor the unique and delicious pistachio crusted oyster mushrooms, where tender mushrooms are enveloped in a pistachio crust for a mouthwatering plant-based delight!

Risottos & Pastas

19. Pistachio Butter Risotto: Stir pistachio butter into risotto towards the end of cooking for a creamy, nutty flavor.

20. Cacio e Pepe Al Pistacchio: Indulge in Cacio e Pepe al Pistacchio, where the classic combination of creamy cheese and cracked pepper is elevated with a decadent pistachio twist! Recipe here

21. Pistachio Pasta: Looking for a new pasta sauce recipe? Search no more! Add your favorite noodles to a gourmet pistachio sauce for an amazing twist to your usual pasta dish!

22. Pistachio Pesto Pasta: Try this amazing pistachio pesto pasta with creamy burrata. Recipe here.  

Breads, Toasts & Sandwiches

23. Pistachio Ricotta Toast: Tired of the same breakfast all the time? Indulge in pistachio ricotta toast, where creamy ricotta and rich pistachio butter unite on crispy bread for a protein-packed breakfast.

24. Pistachio Mortadella Sandwich: Elevate your lunch with a pistachio mortadella sandwich by slabbing pistachio butter on your bread.


24. Pistachio MilkWhip up a refreshing glass of homemade pistachio milk in under a minute! Recipe here

25. Pistachio Mocktail / Cocktail: Make a crowd pleasing party beverage by adding pistachio butter and chopped pistachios to the rim of your glass! 

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