Garlic Snow Peas With Cilantro Recipe Photo - Diabetic Gourmet Magazine Recipes

Ingredients

  • 3 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 3 cups fresh (or frozen and thawed) snow peas, patted dry and trimmed
  • 4 medium cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves


Directions

  1. Working in two batches, heat 1-1/2 teaspoons canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add half of the snow peas; cook 3 minutes or until just beginning to brown on edges, using two utensils to toss easily. Add half of garlic and cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Set aside on a separate plate.
  2. Repeat with remaining 1-1/2 teaspoons canola oil, snow peas, and garlic. When cooked, return the reserved snow peas to skillet; add salt and cilantro, and toss gently, yet thoroughly. Serve immediately for peak flavors.

Notes:

Ready in less than 5 minutes, this oh-so-simple dish is perfect for the busiest of days.


Recipe Yield: Yield: 6 servingsServing size 1/2 cup

Nutritional Information Per Serving:

Calories: 45
Fat: 2.5 grams
Sodium: 100 milligrams
Protein: 2 grams
Carbohydrates: 4 grams



Book Title: The Heart-Smart Diabetes Kitchen: Fresh, Fast and Flavorful Recipes Made with Canola Oil

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