Bell Pepper and Snap Pea Salad

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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.

4
Servings
67
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups snap peas, larger ones halved
  • 2 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!

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
5g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.4g
1.8%
Protein
3g
5%
Carbs
9g
3%
Vitamin A
120µg
13%
Vitamin B6
0.3mg
14.1%
Vitamin C
113mg
100%
Vitamin E
1mg
6%
Vitamin K
16µg
20%
Calcium
53mg
5%
Fiber
3g
13%
Folate (food)
52µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
52µg
13%
Iron
2mg
10%
Magnesium
29mg
7%
Monounsaturated
0.9g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
1mg
5%
Phosphorus
59mg
8%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
259mg
7%
Sodium
295mg
12%
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
8.6%
Zinc
0.5mg
3.1%