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 pound Turkey breast slices
1/2 cup Flour
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1/2 teaspoon Pepper
4 tablespoons Butter or margarine
4 tablespoons Olive or vegetable oil
2 cups Apple slices
1/4 cup *Apple brandy
1/2 cup *Dry white wine
1/2 cup Natural American pistachios, coarsely chopped
Pound turkey until somewhat flattened. Mix flour, salt and pepper and dip turkey in mixture. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in 12-inch skillet, add 2 tablespoons oil and heat. Add turkey, half at a time, and sauté over high heat 3 to 4 minutes, or until light golden, turning once. Transfer to platter, keep warm. In skillet, add remaining 2 tablespoons butter and oil then add apples and sauté over medium heat about 6 minutes until tender. Scrape pan drippings, then add brandy, wine and pistachios. Cook sauce until reduced to about half, then spoon over turkey.
*If desired, omit apple brandy and white wine; substitute 1 cup apple juice.