Sesame Vegetables


I love to serve these vegetables with salmon.  This dish is so easy and packed with nutrition!

Sesame Snap Peas with Carrots & Peppers, from Eating Well


8 ounces sugar snap peas, trimmed (about 2 cups)
1 small red bell pepper, cut into strips (about 1 cup)
1 large carrot, peeled and thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 tablespoon toasted sesame olive oil
1 teaspoon sesame seeds
Freshly ground pepper , to taste


Place peas, bell pepper and carrot in a steamer basket over 2 inches of boiling water in a saucepan. Cover and steam, stirring once, until crisp-tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Toss with soy sauce, oil, sesame seeds and pepper.

Serves 4

Per serving: 82 calories; 4 g fat (1 g sat, 2 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 9 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 3 g fiber; 168 mg sodium; 219 mg potassium.


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