TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen snow peas, thawed
  • 1 green onion, sliced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 124 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 232mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.


  1. Place carrots and water in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add snow peas and onion. Cover and microwave for 45 seconds or until tender; drain. In a bowl, combine the brown sugar, cornstarch, butter, salt and pepper until smooth. Stir into vegetables. Microwave, uncovered, for 45-60 seconds minutes or until bubbly around the edges, stirring once. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Glazed Carrots and Snow Peas in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook 2003, p236

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