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Pasta pistacchio panna pancetta

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pasta pistacchio panna e pancetta

Pasta pistacchio panna e pancetta

This dish features panna, cream. Yet it was conceived in Italy. Many puritans consider it overkill. Probably not having eating it. This is a festive dish. And it works wonderfully well as an antidepressant. I heard it heals broken hearts.
  • Prep Time 5 Minutes
  • Cook Time 15 Minutes
  • Total Time 20 Minutes
  • Serves 4 People
  • Calories 600 kcal


  • 320 of pasta
  • 100 grams of pancetta (bacon)
  • 100 grams of pistachio
  • 100 ml of heavy cream (panna da cucina)
  • salt, pepper and oil


  1. Bake strips of pancetta in a pan for about 5 minutes
  2. Add three quarters of the roughly ground pistachio
  3. Stir well and incorporate the cream
  4. Add the pasta and one cup of cooking water
  5. Serve the pasta and top off with the remaining pistachio


Pasta with pistachio, panna and pancetta is easy to prepare. The presence of cream somehow compromises the dish. One may half the amount of cream. Adding some more water the pasta boiled in.You may add a clove of garlic when frying the bacon. It gives the dish more structure.Do not forget this is comfort food. Prepare it for special occasions. Pasta pistachio panna and pancetta is an adolescent favorite. Help the kids out. Make them happy. And forget about your dreadful diet.There is no specific pasta advice for this dish. It works with spaghetti as well as penne. 

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