Sautéed Snow Peas and Peppers

Sauteed Snow Peas and Peppers Recipe
Photo: Levi Brown; Styling: Thom Driver
For an easy side that's ready in less than 15 minutes, try Sauteed Snow Peas and Peppers. Only 3 ingredients are needed to enhance the fresh flavors of snow peas and red bell pepper.



Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
Total time: 12 Minutes

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 4 Minutes
Total: 12 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 46
Fat 2.4 g
Satfat 0.4 g
Monofat 0.9 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 1.4 g
Carbohydrate 4.8 g
Fiber 1.6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1 mg
Sodium 150 mg
Calcium 19 mg


2 teaspoons dark sesame oil, divided
2 1/2 cups fresh snow peas, trimmed
1 cup thinly sliced red bell pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 teaspoon sesame oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add snow peas and bell pepper to pan; sauté for 4 minutes or until the vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Remove pan from heat. Drizzle vegetable mixture with remaining 1 teaspoon sesame oil. Sprinkle with salt and black pepper, and toss well to combine.

Julianna Grimes,

Cooking Light

April 2012
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