Sesame Snap Peas with Carrots & Peppers

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Sesame Snap Peas with Carrots & Peppers

The colorful combination of sugar snap peas, red bell pepper and carrot plus an Asian-inspired flavors make this side dish a pleasure to whip up for a weeknight dinner.

Yield: 4 servings, 3/4 cup each
Active Time: 20
Total Time: 20

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces sugar snap peas, trimmed (about 2 cups)
  • 1 small red bell pepper, cut into strips (about 1 cup)
  • 1 large carrot, peeled and thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • Freshly ground pepper , to taste

Preparation

Place peas, bell pepper and carrot in a steamer basket over 2 inches of boiling water in a saucepan. Cover and steam, stirring once, until crisp-tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Toss with soy sauce, oil, sesame seeds and pepper.

Nutrition

Nutrition Per Serving

calories 82
fat 4 g (1 g sat, 2 g mono)
cholesterol 0 mg
carbohydrates 9 g
protein 2 g
fiber 3 g
sodium 168 mg
potassium 219 mg

Nutrition Bonus Vitamin A (120% daily value), Vitamin C (90% dv).

Carbohydrate Serving 1/2

Exchanges 1 1/2 vegetable, 1 fat (mono)

From EatingWell May/June 2009, June/July 2005