Bell Pepper and Snap Pea Salad

Bell Pepper and Snap Pea Salad
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This simple salad makes the most of all the naturally sweet vegetables that shine in summer. Sugar snap peas and bell peppers are tossed with sesame oil and lemon juice for a refreshing finish. This recipe comes to us from Jen of Domestic Divas.

Ingredients

  • 2  Cups  snap peas, larger ones halved
  • yellow, orange, or red bell peppers, julienned
  • 1  Tablespoon  black sesame seeds
  • 1  Teaspoon  toasted sesame oil
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Directions

In a large serving bowl, toss the snap peas and bell peppers together. Season with the sesame seeds, sesame oil, lemon juice, and salt and pepper, to taste. Enjoy!

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
4g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
14g
11%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
27µg
4%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
10mg
13%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
21µg
23%
Calcium, Ca
58mg
6%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
5g
20%
Folate, total
49µg
12%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
34mg
11%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
100mg
14%
Selenium, Se
3µg
5%
Sodium, Na
3mg
0%
Water
82g
3%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Pea Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Pea Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.