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 1/2 pound Beef tenderloin roast, fully trimmed
1 Papaya, pared, seeded and cut into wedges
4 Fresh pineapple rings
1 Asian pear or large green apple
1 large Banana
Red Pepper Spiced Pistachios
Dressing (recipe follows)
Brown beef in oiled skillet on all sides; place in roasting pan and roast at 425 ° F. for about 20 minutes or until internal temperature registers 130° F. Chill. To assemble salads, line plates with greens. Slice beef. Sprinkle fruit with lemon juice and arrange with beef on greens. Top with Spiced Pistachios and serve with dressing.