Pine Nuts

Often used in salads and soups, pine nuts are commonly used in many cuisines around the world. These are the BEST recipes that use pine nuts!

Italian Couscous is an easy side dish recipe perfect for serving with any meal. Sun dried tomatoes, garlic and pinenuts spruce up the dish!

What are pine nuts?

They are (you guessed it!) the seeds produced from pine trees. They are, of course, edible and used in a variety of types of cuisines.

Pine nuts are most popularly consumed in these specific cuisines:

  • Brazilian
  • Middle Eastern
  • Italian
  • Chinese
  • Japanese
  • Mongolian
  • Korean
  • Native American
  • Russian

Pine nuts have a slightly sweet and nutty flavor that is a great addition to many recipes. They taste great blended into pesto sauces, toasted as a crunchy topping to salads, and even mixed into cookie dough!

There are five main health benefits that pine nuts are said to have:

  1. Heart Health
  2. Appetite Suppressant
  3. Improve Energy Levels
  4. Anti-Aging
  5. Eye Health

Recipes that use pine nuts:

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