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Gingered Snow Peas

00:21:00 4 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
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4 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

Fresh snow peas get tossed with our Asian-style dressing, ginger and sesame seeds in this simple side dish recipe. Our Gingered Snow Peas make a quick side for grilled pork, barbecued ribs or stir-fried shrimp.

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  • Cook snow peas in boiling water 2 to 4 min. or until crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, heat dressing in small saucepan on medium-high heat. Add ginger; cook and stir 1 min.
  • Drain snow peas; place in large bowl. Add dressing mixture; toss to coat. Sprinkle with sesame seed.


Substitute snow peas for the sugar snap peas. Sometimes called sugar peas, they are sweet tender pods will plump, fully developed rounded peas inside.

How to Toast Sesame Seed

Cook sesame seed in skillet on medium-low heat 2 to 4 min. or until lightly browned.

Special Extra

For extra flavour, add 1 Tbsp. grated gingerroot to the cooked snow peas with the dressing mixture.


  • 4 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each

Healthy Living

  • Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 1/2 Carbohydrates
  • 1 Fats

Nutrition Bonus

Here's a tasty way to eat your vegetables. And as a bonus, the snow peas provide an excellent source of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1/2 cup (125 mL) each
Calories 110
% Daily Value
Total fat 6g
Saturated fat 0.4g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 95mg
Carbohydrate 11g
Dietary fibre 3g
Sugars 7g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 0 %DV
Vitamin C 80 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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