Pea Pod Carrot Medley Recipe

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Pea Pod Carrot Medley Recipe
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Pea Pod Carrot Medley Recipe

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We grow pea pods, and I wanted to use them in something other than stir-fries...this fit the bill! I've carried it to church potlucks and received compliments on its pretty orange glaze and fresh taste. -Josie Smith of Winamac, Indiana
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 cups fresh sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Directions

Place carrots and water to cover in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 5 minutes. Add peas; simmer, covered, until peas are crisp-tender, 2-3 minutes. Drain; set aside.
In same pan, mix remaining ingredients until cornstarch is dissolved; bring to a boil. Cook and stir until thickened, 1-2 minutes. Add vegetables; toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Pea Pod Carrot Medley in Light & Tasty December/January 2004, p37

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 119 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 535mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (12g sugars, 6g fiber), 6g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fruit.

  • 2 medium carrots, sliced
  • 2 cups fresh sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  1. Place carrots and water to cover in a small saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, 5 minutes. Add peas; simmer, covered, until peas are crisp-tender, 2-3 minutes. Drain; set aside.
  2. In same pan, mix remaining ingredients until cornstarch is dissolved; bring to a boil. Cook and stir until thickened, 1-2 minutes. Add vegetables; toss to coat. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Pea Pod Carrot Medley in Light & Tasty December/January 2004, p37

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guineafowlmama User ID: 6058647 134474
Reviewed Jun. 25, 2011

"This was GREAT!! I didn't have any orange juice, so I used mango juice and I served it with black bean burgers. Terrific!"

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