Pasta with swordfish, pistachios and lemon zest Maltagliati with sausage

There pasta with swordfish, pistachios and lemon zest it’s a easy first course of fish to prepare and delicious. Spaghetti, fresh swordfish, aromatic herbs and lemon, ingredients that evoke Mediterranean flavors to which the crunchy note of pistachios is added. A recipe to be consumed in company with taste and good humor.

Ingrediants

  • 400 g of spaghetti
  • 300 g of swordfish in slices
  • aromatic herbs (chives, lemon thyme, basil, parsley)
  • 50 g of pistachios
  • the zest of 1 lemon
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • salt
  • pepper

How to prepare: Pasta with swordfish, pistachios and lemon zest

Are you looking for a recipe of great effect to improvise a dinner with friends? Try the pasta with swordfish, pistachios and lemon zest, a quick first course with a fresh and delicate flavor that will make you change your mind on the idea that cooking fish is a long and laborious undertaking.

The swordfish it is a species of tasty and particularly valuable sea, which only needs a few minutes of cooking in a pan, with very little oil, to preserve its natural taste. To recognize its freshness at the time of purchase, observe the color tending to bright pink and the firm and elastic consistency of the slice. Remember that fresh fish should be eaten immediately, but if it is necessary to keep it in the refrigerator it is always advisable to wash it under running water and dry it with a clean cloth.

For more ideas on how to cook fish, browse our gallery 30 recipes of fish first courses for the summer.

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Easy execution Preparation time 15 min Cooking time 20 min Servings 4

How to prepare: Pasta with swordfish, pistachios and lemon zest

Preparation Pasta with swordfish, pistachios and lemon zest - Phase 1

Preparation Pasta with swordfish, pistachios and lemon zest - Phase 1

Start preparing the pasta with swordfish, pistachios and lemon zest from the sauce. In a bowl, collect the grated lemon zest, the pistachios and the chopped aromatic herbs. Keep aside.

Preparation Pasta with swordfish, pistachios and lemon zest - Phase 2

Preparation Pasta with swordfish, pistachios and lemon zest - Phase 2

While you are boiling the spaghetti, in a non-stick pan, season the oil with the crushed garlic clove and add the diced swordfish. Let it brown for a few minutes and add salt. Add the spaghetti al dente, add the lemon, pistachio and aromatic herbs sauce and sauté the pasta, whipping if necessary with a little cooking water. Season with salt and pepper.

Preparation Pasta with swordfish, pistachios and lemon zest - Step 3

Transfer to serving plates and immediately serve your pasta with swordfish, pistachios and lemon zest.

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