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    Sesame Snap Peas with Carrots & Peppers

    The colorful combination of sugar snap peas, red bell pepper and carrot plus an Asian-inspired flavors make this side dish a pleasure to whip up for a weeknight dinner.

    Ingredients

    • 8 ounces sugar snap peas, trimmed (about 2 cups)
    • 1 small red bell pepper, cut into strips (about 1 cup)
    • 1 large carrot, peeled and thinly sliced (about 1 cup)
    • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
    • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
    • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
    • freshly ground pepper, to taste

    Instructions

    Step 1
    Place peas, bell pepper and carrot in a steamer basket over 2 inches of boiling water in a saucepan. Cover and steam, stirring once, until crisp-tender, 5 to 7 minutes. 
    Step 2
    Toss with soy sauce, oil, sesame seeds and pepper.

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