John Sigona’s Pick of the Week: Jumbo Sized California Whole Raw Pistachio Meats

John Sigona has been our dried fruit and nut expert for over 35 years.

John Sigona has been our dried
fruit and nut expert for
over 35 years.

California Whole Raw (Jumbo Size) Pistachio Meats

Our raw pistachio meats are from Terra Bella, in the Central Valley, California. Picked at full maturity for full flavor and peak health benefits, they are simply the best!

green pistachios on a white background

Lowest price in years!!

$2.99/6 oz.
Reg. $5.99

(good through March 14, 2017)

You can store our raw pistachios in your refrigerator for at least 3 months or you can freeze them for at least 6 months.

Reasons why pistachios, especially raw, are so good for you:

  • A (1) oz. serving of raw pistachios provides 10% of the daily value for:
    • Dietary Fiber
    • Vitamin B6
    • Thiamin
    • Phosphorus
    • Copper
  • Raw pistachios are rich in:
  • Phytosterols, which directly aid in lowering cholesterol levels
  • Monounsaturated (healthy) fats
  • High quality plant source of protein, providing essential and non-essential amino acids

Serving suggestions:

  • Great for fresh pesto (substitute for pine nuts)
  • Fresh fruit or vegetable smoothies
  • Trail mixes
  • All types of salads
  • Stuffing
  • Focaccia bread (use the pistachios after heating to keep them raw for best nutritional benefits)
  • Pizza (after it’s baked to keep the pistachios raw so they’ll retain all nutritional benefits)
  • In baking goodies, such as cookies

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