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Citrus Veggie Stir-Fry Recipe

Citrus Veggie Stir-Fry Recipe

Crunchy cashews and citrus-seasoned sauce will stir your appetite for this colorful vegetable medley. "My husband requests the meatless entree often," says Dorothy Swanson of St. Louis, Missouri, "so it's on the menu at least once a month."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 1 cup julienned green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen snow peas
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/3 cup salted cashews
  • 4 cups hot cooked rice


  • 1. In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients until blended; set aside. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry carrots and peppers in oil for 5 minutes. Add mushrooms and snow peas; stir-fry for 6 minutes. Add green onions; stir-fry for 3 minutes or until the vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 2. Stir orange juice mixture and add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cashews. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 400 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 97mg sodium, 71g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 starch, 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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adiasplat User ID: 8689186 241286
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2016

"The citrus was overpowering in this recipe. We threw out an entire pan of veggies. What a waste."

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