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Carrots And Pea Pods Recipe
|Carrots||2 Medium, bias sliced, 1/4 inch thick|
|Fresh pea pods/1/2 of a 6-ounce package frozen pea pods||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Finely shredded orange peel||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Orange juice||1⁄8 Cup (2 tbs)|
|Soy sauce||2 Teaspoon|
Calories 40 Calories from Fat 1
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.17 g0.27%
Saturated Fat 0.03 g0.15%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 163.8 mg6.8%
Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.8%
Dietary Fiber 2 g8%
Sugars 3.8 g
Protein 2 g3.3%
Vitamin A 111.2% Vitamin C 51.5%
Calcium 3% Iron 5.7%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
1 In a 1-quart casserole cook the carrots in the water, covered, on 100% power (high) for 2 to 3 minutes or till crisp-tender.Add the pea pods.
2 Cook, covered, on high for 1 to 2 minutes or till the pea pods are crisp-tender.Let stand covered while preparing the orange sauce.
3 For the orange sauce, in a 1-cup measure combine orange peel, orange juice, and cornstarch.Stir in soy sauce.
4 Cook, uncovered, on high for 2 to 3 minutes or till thickened and bubbly, stirring every 30 seconds.Drain the carrot mixture.
5 Gently toss the orange sauce with carrot mixture.Cook, covered, on high for 30 seconds to 1 minute or till heated through.
6 Serve as a side dish.