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Snappy Peas and Carrots

This brightly colored veggie side was stirred up by our home economists. It goes well with the peppery tenderloin.
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    8 servings


  • 3 quarts water
  • 1-1/4 pounds fresh baby carrots
  • 1 pound fresh or frozen sugar snap peas
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • In a Dutch oven, bring water to a boil. Add carrots; cover and boil for 4 minutes. Add peas; cover and boil 1 minute longer. Drain and pat dry.
  • In a large nonstick skillet, saute vegetables in oil for 3 minutes. Add garlic; saute for 1 minute. Stir in the remaining ingredients; saute until heated through.
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  • jlgillen
    Mar 11, 2012

    This is a great recipe for something different as a side dish.