These lightly salted Colossal Roasted Pistachios are wonderful and HUGE. we are proud of our nuts, and these roasted pistachios certainly take the cake, as they are the biggest and most delicious variety that we have seen in years!
This is a naturally colored pistachio grown in California. Excellent to serve for all occasions. As the pistachio ripens the shell within splits, naturally indicating the proper harvest time.
Benefits of Roasted Pistachios
A one-ounce serving of roasted pistachios equals 49 nuts — more nuts per serving than any other nut and contains more than 10% of the Daily Value for dietary fiber, vitamin B-6, thiamin, phosphorus and copper.
Pistachios are especially rich in phytosterols, which are directly associated with lowering cholesterol levels and may offer protection from certain types of cancer.
Pistachios are a very high-quality plant source of protein, providing adequate and balanced amounts of essential amino acids. In addition, pistachios are relatively high in a nonessential amino acid, arginine, which may play a potential role in prevention or reduction of cardiovascular disease. While pistachios contain fat, the fat is predominantly monounsaturated, similar to that found in olive oil