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Snappy Peas and Carrots

 Snappy Peas and Carrots
This brightly colored veggie side was stirred up by our home economists. It goes well with the peppery tenderloin.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 quarts water
  • 1-1/4 pounds fresh baby carrots
  • 1 pound fresh or frozen sugar snap peas
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • In a Dutch oven, bring water to a boil. Add carrots; cover and boil
  • for 4 minutes. Add peas; cover and boil 1 minute longer. Drain and
  • pat dry.
  • In a large nonstick skillet, saute vegetables in oil for 3 minutes.
  • Add garlic; saute for 1 minute. Stir in the remaining ingredients;
  • saute until heated through. Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One serving (3/4 cup) equals 69 calories, 1 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 125 mg sodium, 11 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable.