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


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  • 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; 0.5 g saturated fat; 188 mg sodium. 271 mg potassium; 10.2 g carbohydrates; 3.1 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 3.2 g protein; 1511 IU vitamin a iu; 50 mg vitamin c; 60 mcg folate; 35 mg calcium; 2 mg iron; 25 mg magnesium;