Toss carrots and snow pea pods with an easy dill butter for a quick and colorful side dish.
cups baby-cut carrots
cups snow (Chinese) pea pods (about 5 oz), strings removed
tablespoon butter or margarine
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
In 2-quart saucepan, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add carrots. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cook covered about 4 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender. Do not drain water.
Add pea pods to carrots in saucepan. Heat uncovered to boiling; continue boiling uncovered 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pea pods are crisp-tender. Drain vegetables; return to saucepan.
Stir butter, dill weed and salt into vegetables until butter is melted.
To remove the strings from pea pods, snap off the stem end of each one, then pull the string across the pea pod.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Serving
- Calories from Fat
% Daily Value
- Total Fat
- (Saturated Fat
- 1 1/2g,
- 1 1/2%
- Trans Fat
- Total Carbohydrate
- (Dietary Fiber
% Daily Value*:
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin C
Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.