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Sautéed Snow Peas and Peppers

Photo: Levi Brown; Styling: Thom Driver
Hands-on time 4 mins
Total time 12 mins
Yield Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)
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. 

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.