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 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1 teaspoon Fresh lemon juice
¼ teaspoon Black pepper, freshly ground
¼ cup Champagne or pear vinegar
4 ounces Natural American pistachios, coarsely chopped
1/3 cup Vegetable oil
½ tablespoon Fresh tarragon leaves or ¾ teaspoon dried
1 – 2 dozen Asparagus spears
12 – 16 ounces Mixed greens
In a small bowl whisk together mustard, lemon juice, pepper and tarragon. Alternately whisk in small amounts of vinegar and vegetable oil.