Fresh asparagus and sugar snap peas are quickly stir-fried with Asian-style seasonings for a quick and elegant vegetable side dish. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

Diabetic Living Magazine



  • Snap off and discard woody bases from asparagus. If desired, scrape off scales. Bias-slice asparagus into 2-inch pieces (you should have about 3 cups).

  • In a wok or large skillet, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat. Add ginger and garlic; cook and stir 15 seconds. Add asparagus, onion, and sweet pepper; cook and stir 3 minutes. Add pea pods and sesame seeds; cook and stir 3 to 4 minutes more or until vegetables are crisp-tender.

  • Add soy sauce, rice vinegar, brown sugar, and sesame oil to vegetable mixture; toss to coat. If desired, serve with a slotted spoon.

Nutrition Facts

86 calories; 3.9 g total fat; 188 mg sodium. 10.2 g carbohydrates; 3.2 g protein; Full Nutrition