Turkish Pistachios (Siirt)
Siirt pistachios have one of the most exotic tantalizing tastes found only in this imported nut. This roasted and salted variety of pistachios offers a stronger, more vivid pistachio flavor. Try a few and you will see for yourself. These are much larger in size than the Antep variety.
A one-ounce serving of 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.
You can get more dietary fiber from a serving of pistachios than a 1/2 cup of broccoli or spinach.
Pistachios are especially rich in phytosterols, which are directly associated with lowering cholesterol levels, and may offer protection from certain types of cancer.
A serving of pistachios has as much thiamin as a 1/2 cup serving of cooked rice.
The amount of vitamin B-6 in a one-ounce serving of pistachios is comparable to a standard three-ounce serving of pork or chicken.
One serving of pistachios has as much potassium as half a large banana.
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.
Ratings & Reviews
ExcellentJoanne, Teaneck, NJ
Great taste but some were quite small. Enjoyed them overall.Robert, Seattle, WA
So far these are the best tasting Turkish Pistachios I have found online. They remind me of the nuts (probably grown in Iran) I could buy at the candy counter when I was a kid. (I am not a fan of eating California grown pistachios as I find them too low in fats and flavorless.) There are quite a few nuts that are not split open, but that inconvenience is a small trade off for great taste.Cindy, Harvard, IL
I put some in my spaghetti, So Delicious!Elizabeth, Auburn, AL
Pistachios, Salt. Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, soy, and milk products.
Serving size 30g (~1.1 oz.)
|Amount per serving|
|Calories from Fat||159|
Store in a cool dry place for up to 6 months. It is ok to refrigerate.
Approximately 120 pieces per pound.
Country of origin: Turkey