Nutty-Figgy Pistachio Sports Snacks
These snacks are a mixture of California pistachios and figs that will give you the energy you need to stay in the game.
5 tablespoons natural California pistachios
1 1/4 cups dried California figs (moist-style), stemmed
2 teaspoons grated orange peel
- Remove 8 whole pistachios, halve them and set aside for garnishing.
- Finely chop 2 tablespoons of remaining pistachios in food processor, remove from container and set aside.
- Combine remaining pistachios, figs and orange peel in processor; process until mixture forms into ball, less than 1 minute.
- Shape into an 8-inch log, then roll in reserved chopped nuts. Chill until firm, then cut into 16 slices. Place halved pistachios in center of each.
Makes 4 servings, 4 slices each.
Tip: If you do not have a food processor, turn figs and all but 8 pistachios onto board and chop together with large knife until fine. Mix grated orange peel then shape as above.
Recipe courtesy of the California Pistachio Commission.