Sesame Pea Pods

Simple, colorful, nutritious and great tasting, this made-in-a-snap side dish has it all!

  • Prep Time 10 min
  • Total Time 15 min
  • Servings 6

1
tablespoon sesame oil
1/2
pound snow (Chinese) pea pods (2 cups)
1
tablespoon sesame seed
1
medium red or yellow bell pepper, cut into thin strips

  • 1 Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat. Add pea pods and sesame seed. Cook about 2 minutes, stirring frequently, until pea pods are crisp-tender.
  • 2 Stir in bell pepper. Cook about 2 minutes, stirrng frequently, until bell pepper is crisp-tender.

Expert Tips

Store leftover sesame seed in your refrigerator. They contain unsaturated fats that can spoil if left too long at room temperature.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
45
(
Calories from Fat
25 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 g
3 %
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
0mg
0%;
Total Carbohydrate
4 g
4 %
(Dietary Fiber
1 g
1 %
),
Protein
2 g
2 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
44%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.