Glazed Snow Peas and Carrots
"Crunchy glazed snow peas and carrots go together so well," writes Agnes Ward from Stratford, Ontario. "They make a colorful and delicious side dish for a wide variety of entrees."
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 2/3 cup vegetable broth, divided
- 1/2 cup sliced carrots
- 2 tablespoons chopped onion
- 1 cup fresh snow peas
- 1 teaspoon cornstarch
- 1/4 teaspoon lemon juice
- In a small saucepan, bring 1/3 cup broth, carrots and onion to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4 minutes. Add peas; cook 2 minutes longer.
- In a small bowl, whisk the cornstarch, lemon juice and remaining broth until smooth. Add to vegetables. Bring to a boil over medium heat; cook and stir for 3-4 minutes or until thickened.
Nutrition Facts1/2 cup: 62 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 348mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable.
Originally published as Glazed Snow Peas & Carrots in Cooking for 2 Fall 2007