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Pistachio Nuts

Last Modified: 05/31/11
First Published: 12/13/07
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Ingredient Information

Pistachio Nuts
Price: $1.14
Calories: 713.00
Volume: 1.00

pistachio nuts - shelled & unshelled

Pistachio Nut is a culinary nut with a hard whitish-ivory shell and seed with a mauvish skin and yellow to greenish flesh offering a distinctive flavor. A good source of fiber the pistachio nuts are grown in clusters resembling grapes, the oblong kernel is one of the most popular nuts.

Eaten whole, fresh, roasted, salted, unsalted, shelled and unshelled pistachios are also know as "green almonds".

The rich tasting pistachios are found in many varieties and foods include ice cream, cakes, breads, chocolate, candies, rice dishes, snacks or as a topping for salads.

Serving size is about 1/2 cup shelled or 1/4 cup shelled, 30 grams and 170 calories.

Raw - 1 ounce about 49 kernels is 28 grams and 157 calories.

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