Pistachios, when eaten with high-carbohydrate foods, may result in lower than expected blood sugar levels, an important factor in reducing risk of diabetes.
1 can Sliced pears
¼ cup Port wine
¼ teaspoon Lemon peel
2 to 3 tablespoons Finely chopped American pistachios
Drain pears; reserve ¼ cup syrup. Combine reserved syrup, port and lemon peel; pour over pears. Chill several hours. Spoon into dessert dishes. Sprinkle with pistachios.