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Sesame Pea Pods

sesame pea pods Side Dish
Sesame Pea Pods
  • Prep 10 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 6

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

Updated October 12, 2005

Ingredients

  • 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

Steps

  • 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.

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

Nutrition Facts

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

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