Pistachios, when eaten with high-carbohydrate foods, may result in lower than expected blood sugar levels, an important factor in reducing risk of diabetes.
9 oz. Egg whites
½ oz. Dried egg whites
7½ oz. Granulated sugar
15 oz. Powdered sugar
5 oz. Pistachio meal
5 oz. Blanched almond meal
1 g Green food coloring, powder
1. Mix the powdered sugar, pistachio and almond meal, and food coloring powder together; then sift two times to remove the lumps.
2. Make a meringue with the egg whites, dried egg whites, and granulated sugar.
3. Combine the sugar-pistachio mixture and the meringue.
4. Pipe on a sheet pan with parchment paper or a silpat.
5. Bake at 350° F for 9 to 11 minutes (depending on the size of the macaroon)
6. Fill with a pistachio ganache, made with equal parts sweet pistachio paste and manufacturing cream.
Note: You can replace all the almond meal with pistachio powder/meal.