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Dilled Carrots and Pea Pods

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 4

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

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • To remove the strings from pea pods, snap off the stem end of each one, then pull the string across the pea pod.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
50
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
5%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
110mg
5%
Potassium
230mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
3g
Protein
2g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
170%
170%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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