Savory Pea Pods & Apples

Savory Pea Pods & Apples

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Tart apples, savory bacon, and crisp-tender pea pods combine to make a colorful and versatile side dish. To make ahead, prep all but the apples ahead of time, then sauté this dish right before serving.

Ingredients 8 servings

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  • 2 teaspoons cooking oil
  • 3 slices turkey bacon, cut crosswise into thin strips
  • 2 medium leeks, chopped ( ⅔ cup)
  • 3 tart red cooking apples (such as Jonathan), cut into ½-inch-thick slices
  • 4 cups fresh pea pods, trimmed and strings removed
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon cracked black pepper


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  1. Heat oil in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add bacon; cook for 2 to 3 minutes or just until crisp, stirring occasionally. Add leeks and apples; cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or just until the apples are tender. Add pea pods; cover and cook for 2 to 3 minutes more or until the pea pods are crisp-tender. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 1 serving
  • Per serving: 78 calories; 2 g fat(0 g sat); 2 g fiber; 11 g carbohydrates; 2 g protein; 4 mg cholesterol; 8 g sugars; 115 mg sodium;
  • Carbohydrate Servings: ½
  • Exchanges: 1 vegetable, ½ fat, ½ fruit

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