Pea Pod Carrot Medley

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


2 servings

Updated: Jan. 06, 2023
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, Winamac, Indiana
Pea Pod Carrot Medley Recipe photo by Taste of Home


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


  1. Place carrots and enough water to cover them 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 vegetables; remove from pan; 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.

Nutrition 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.