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Sesame Snow Peas

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


4 servings

"I created this side dish because I like to use soy sauce and sesame seeds whenever I can," says Kathleen Valle of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. "I try to make all of my recipes simple and easy, and with only a few ingredients, this is a favorite."
Sesame Snow Peas Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 pound fresh snow peas
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Place the snow peas and water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and microwave on high for 6 minutes or until peas are crisp-tender; drain well.
  2. Place the remaining ingredients in a jar with a tight-fitting lid; shake well. Drizzle over snow peas and toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 111 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 307mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.

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