Sesame Snap Peas with Carrots & Peppers

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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.

 Sesame Snap Peas with Carrots & 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. 4 servings, 3/4 cup each

  2. 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.


Nutritional Facts

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

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