Tuesday, May 22, 2018
Taste Test

Taste test: pistachio nuts

Most low-calorie snacks are sold in such small portions that we end up eating the whole box to satisfy a craving. That's usually not the case with pistachio nuts. These greenish tree nuts, originally from the Middle East, pack loads of flavor and high fiber in a 1-ounce serving. They are low calorie and have less fat than most nuts. Today, most of the pistachios we buy come from farms in California and Arizona. Our judges shelled their way through six brands of roasted, salted pistachio nuts. All were good and some were great.

Kathy Saunders, Times correspondent

 
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