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Sugar Snap Peas with Sweet and Sour Sauce

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Sugar Snap Peas with Sweet-and-Sour Sauce

Recipe Courtesy The American Heart Association

 

Serves 4: 1/2 cup peas and 2 tablespoons sauce per serving

In just a couple of minutes, you can enjoy a colorful and tasty side dish that is perfect to serve with grilled flank steak or stir-fried chicken tenders.

 

Ingredients:

 

  • 8 ounces sugar snap peas, trimmed (about 2 cups)
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1/4 cup apricot all-fruit spread
  • 3 tablespoons fresh orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds (optional)
  • In a medium microwaveable bowl, combine the peas and water.

 

Ingredients:

 

  1. In a small microwaveable bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients except the sesame seeds until the cornstarch is dissolved.
  2. Microwave the peas and the sauce, both covered, on 100 percent power (high)  for 1 1/2 minutes, or until the peas are cooked and the sauce is warmed through and thickened. Drain the peas.
  3. Spoon the peas into small bowls. Drizzle each serving with 2 tablespoons sauce. Sprinkle with the sesame seeds.

 

Nutrition Analysis (per serving)

Calories 72

Total Fat 0.0 g

Saturated Fat 0.0 g

Trans Fat 0.0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0 g

Monounsaturated Fat 0.0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1 mg

Carbohydrates 17 g

Fiber 2 g

Sugars 11 g

Protein 2 g

Dietary Exchanges:   1 vegetable, 1/2 other carbohydrate

This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association’s Patient Education program. Recipe copyright © 2010 by the American Heart Association. Look for other delicious recipes in American Heart Association cookbooks, available from booksellers everywhere, and at www.heart.org/recipes.

 

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