Sesame Snow Peas Recipe

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Sesame Snow Peas Recipe
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Sesame Snow Peas Recipe

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"I created this side dish because I like to use soy sauce and sesame seeds whenever I can," says Kathleen Valle of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. "I try to make all of my recipes simple and easy, and with only a few ingredients, this is a favorite."
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh snow peas
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Place the snow peas and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high for 6 minutes or until peas are crisp-tender; drain well.
Place the remaining ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake well. Drizzle over snow peas and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Sesame Snow Peas in Light & Tasty October 2005, p25

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 111 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 307mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

  • 1 pound fresh snow peas
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  1. Place the snow peas and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high for 6 minutes or until peas are crisp-tender; drain well.
  2. Place the remaining ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake well. Drizzle over snow peas and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Sesame Snow Peas in Light & Tasty October 2005, p25

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valanddansmith User ID: 988113 78658
Reviewed Nov. 15, 2012

"I tried this using a bag of frozen sugar snap peas. It turned out really well. I used regular soy sauce and added a sprinkle of salt as well."

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