Dilled Carrots and Pea Pods

Toss carrots and snow pea pods with an easy dill butter for a quick and colorful side dish.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 15 min
  • ingredients 5
  • servings 4

Ingredients

1 1/2
cups baby-cut carrots
1 1/2
cups snow (Chinese) pea pods (about 5 oz), strings removed
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed
1/8
teaspoon salt
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat 1 inch water to boiling. Add carrots. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat. Cook covered about 4 minutes or until carrots are crisp-tender. Do not drain water.
  • 2 Add pea pods to carrots in saucepan. Heat uncovered to boiling; continue boiling uncovered 2 to 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pea pods are crisp-tender. Drain vegetables; return to saucepan.
  • 3 Stir butter, dill weed and salt into vegetables until butter is melted.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    50
    (
    Calories from Fat
    25),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    3g
    3%
    (Saturated Fat
    1 1/2g,
    1 1/2%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    10mg
    10%;
    Sodium
    110mg
    110%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    7g
    7%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    3g
    3%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    170%;
    Vitamin C
    15%;
    Calcium
    2%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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