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Buttered Snow Peas and Carrots

40 Reviews
100% would make this recipe again

Preparation : 5 min Cooking : 10 min
100 calories/serving
  • Can be done in advance
  • Can be frozen
  • Very easy
  • Gluten Free
  • Nuts & Peanuts Free
  • Halal
  • Kosher
  • Vegetarian
  • Diabetes-friendly

Ingredients

2 carrots 200 g
1 3/4 cup snow peas 170 g
1 tbsp butter, unsalted 14 g
1 tbsp chives, fresh [optional] 3 g
salt [optional]
ground pepper to taste [optional]

Method

  1. Prepare the carrots and snow peas. Cut the carrots crosswise on the diagonal into thin slices (about ½ cm) Cut the snow peas crosswise on the diagonal into about ½ cm pieces.
  2. In a large saucepan of boiling water blanch the carrots for 5 min, until they are crisp-tender (al dente). Add the snow peas and continue to cook for 1 min, then drain them well.
  3. Put the vegetables back into the pan, add the butter, then salt and pepper to taste. Heat the vegetables over low heat, stirring, about 2 min, or until the butter is melted.
  4. Sprinkle with chopped chives and serve.

Nutrition Facts Table

per 1 Serving (190g)

Amount

% Daily Value

Calories

100

Fat

4 g

7 %

Saturated 2.6 g
+ Trans 0.2 g

14 %

Cholesterol

10 mg

Sodium

70 mg

3 %

Carbohydrate

14 g

5 %

Fibre

5 g

20 %

Sugars

7 g

Protein

3 g

Vitamin A

203 %

Vitamin C

68 %

Calcium

6 %

Iron

14 %

Servings of Canada's Food Guide

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Vegetables and Fruits : 2 ¼ servings
Grain Products : 0 serving
Milk and Alternatives : 0 serving
Meat and Alternatives : 0 serving

Claims

This recipe is :
Low  :
Sodium
Source of  :
Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin E, Zinc
Good source of  :
Fibre, Folacin, Potassium, Vitamin B6
Excellent source of  :
Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K
Free  :
Added Sugar

DIABETES Exchange

1 serving of this recipe is equivalent to :
Food Group Exchanges
Vegetables 2
Fats 1

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Members' Reviews

40 Reviews (39 with rating only ) 100% would make this recipe again
gosian911
january 13, 2011 | I would make this recipe again

Very simple I did add a teaspoon of maple syrup.I will make it more often.It was great!

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This recipe is in the following categories

Vegetables | Side dishes | Vegetarian | Kosher | Low Sodium | Diabetes-friendly | High Fibre | Halal

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gosian911
january 13, 2011 | I would make this recipe again

Very simple I did add a teaspoon of maple syrup.I will make it more often.It was great!

Useful 1