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Sesame Snow Peas

 Sesame Snow Peas
"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."
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 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


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