Sesame Snap Peas With Carrots and Peppers

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

 Sesame Snap Peas With Carrots and Peppers
photographer: Ken Burris
Nutritionist Tested & Approved
Ingredients
  • Total Time: 20 minutes

  • 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

Directions
  1. 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.

  2. Makes 4 servings, 3/4 cup each.


Nutritional Facts

Servings
4
Per serving
Calories
78
Carbohydrates
9 g
Fat
4 g
Saturated Fat
1 g
Monounsaturated Fat
2 g
Protein
2 g
Cholesterol
0 mg
Dietary Fiber
3 g
Potassium
245 mg
Sodium
118 mg
Exchanges
1 1/2 vegetable
1 fat (mono)
Carbohydrate Servings
1/2
Vitamin A
120% daily value
Vitamin C
90% daily value

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