Pistachios, when eaten with high-carbohydrate foods, may result in lower than expected blood sugar levels, an important factor in reducing risk of diabetes.
3 cups Shredded, cooked turkey or chicken
1 cup Seedless red or green grapes, halved
1/2 cup Chopped green onion
3/4 cup Natural American pistachios, lightly toasted; divided
1/2 cup Plain yogurt
2 teaspoons Lemon or lime juice
1 tablespoon Minced fresh mint
Salt and pepper to taste
Combine turkey, grapes, green onion and 1/2 cup pistachios. Coarsely chop remaining pistachios; reserve. Mix together yogurt, lemon juice, mint and combine with turkey mixture. Season to taste. Serve on lettuce-lined plate; sprinkle with chopped pistachios.