Add asparagus into a pot with boiling water and cook for 3 minutes. Drain and chop the asparagus.
Add a cup of the chopped asparagus into a food processor along with the spinach, garlic, 2 tablespoons of pistachios, Parmesan, olive oil, lemon juice and a pinch of salt.
Blend until it is a paste. Add the pasta to the pot of boiling water.
Drain the pasta when done. Add 1 cup of the pesto and half of the pasta water.
Chop the remaining pistachios.
Serve the pasta and garnish with the pistachios and grated Parmesan. Season with salt and pepper.
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