Pistachios, when eaten with high-carbohydrate foods, may result in lower than expected blood sugar levels, an important factor in reducing risk of diabetes.
2 pounds Fresh asparagus, peel large spears
½ cup Lemon butter
½ cup Roasted, natural American pistachios
½ cup Diced tomato
¼ cup Minced shallots
Salt and pepper to taste
Steam asparagus. Sauté shallots and then tomatoes in lemon butter. Pour over asparagus. Finish by placing whole roasted pistachios over asparagus.