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Asian Snow Peas

Recipe Summary

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Number of servings: 4

Ingredients

    • 1 tsp sesame oil
    • 1/2 lb fresh snow pea pods, trimmed
    • 1/2 cup diagonally sliced carrots
    • 1/4 cup sliced water chestnuts
    • 1/2 cup low-sodium chicken broth
    • 1 tsp low-sodium soy sauce
    • 1 tsp cornstarch

Directions

Add oil to a nonstick skillet, and heat over medium-high heat until hot. Add snow peas and carrots. Sauté 2 minutes. Add water chestnuts and broth. Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.

Combine soy sauce and cornstarch; stir until cornstarch dissolves. Add to vegetable mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sauce thickens.

Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Asian Snow Peas
Serving Size 1/4 of recipe
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 50 Calories from Fat 15
 
% Daily Value (DV)* 
Total Fat 2g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 65mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 8g
Protein 2g  
Vitamin A 90%
Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 4%
Iron 30%
   
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
Diabetic Exchange**
Carbohydrates 0
Meat 0
Fruit 0
Vegetable 2
Milk 0
Fat 0
Other 0

** Diabetic exchanges are calculated based on the American Diabetes Association Exchange System. This site rounds exchanges up or down to equal whole numbers. Therefore, partial exchanges are not included.



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