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Orecchiette with Buttermilk, Peas, and Pistachios

['1/4 cup pistachios', '12 oz. orecchiette', 'Kosher salt', '12 oz. peas (such as shelled fresh or frozen English and/or halved sugar snap)', '3 Tbsp. unsalted butter', '2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling', '2 medium leeks, white and pale green parts only, cut in half lengthwise, thinly sliced', '3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced', '1/2 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes', '1 small bunch mint, divided', '3/4 cup buttermilk', '3 oz. Parmesan, finely grated, plus more for serving', 'Freshly ground black pepper', '2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice.']

Preheat oven to 350°F. Toast pistachios on a rimmed baking sheet, tossing once, until golden brown, 5–8 minutes. Let cool, then coarsely crush with a measuring cup or glass.
Cook pasta in a large pot of boiling salted water 6 minutes, then add peas and cook until pasta is al dente, about 2 minutes more.
Meanwhile, heat butter and 2 Tbsp. oil in a medium heavy pot over medium. Cook leeks, garlic, red pepper flakes, and 3 mint sprigs, stirring occasionally, until leeks are soft but not browned, 6–8 minutes; season with salt. Add buttermilk; bring to a simmer. Pluck out mint; discard.
Using a slotted spoon, transfer pasta and peas to leek mixture. Add 3 oz. Parmesan; cook, stirring vigorously and adding a little pasta water if needed, until sauce is creamy and coats pasta, about 1 minute. Season with salt and pepper. Remove from heat; add lemon juice. Pull leaves from remaining mint sprigs, tear into pasta, and toss. Divide pasta among bowls. Top with pistachios and Parmesan; drizzle with oil.

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