Glazed Carrots and Snow Peas
This simple but colorful dish goes with just about any kind of meat or fish.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 15 min.
- 1 cup sliced carrots
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1 cup fresh or frozen snow peas, thawed
- 1 green onion, sliced
- 1-1/2 teaspoons brown sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1 tablespoon butter, melted
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Dash pepper
- Place carrots and water in a microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Add snow peas and onion. Cover and microwave for 45 seconds or until tender; drain. In a bowl, combine the brown sugar, cornstarch, butter, salt and pepper until smooth. Stir into vegetables. Microwave, uncovered, for 45-60 seconds minutes or until bubbly around the edges, stirring once.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts2/3 cup: 124 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 16mg cholesterol, 232mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.
Originally published as Glazed Carrots and Snow Peas in Cooking for One or Two Cookbook
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