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Spicy Snow Peas Recipe

Spicy Snow Peas Recipe

"I got the recipe for Spicy Snow Peas from a girlfriend," recalls Marianne Bauman in Modesto, California. “We tried it and liked it. It’s a great way to add more veggies to a meal and the spicy flavor makes a nice complement to so many entrees."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh or frozen snow peas, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh basil or 2 teaspoons dried basil
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

Directions

  • 1. In a small skillet, saute onion and garlic in butter for 2-3 minutes or until onion is crisp-tender. Add the snow peas, basil and pepper flakes; cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until peas are tender. Yield: 2 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup (prepared with reduced-fat butter) equals 94 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 41 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein.