Snow Peas and Carrots with Mint

  • Active Time 10m
  • Total Time 10m

Makes 4 servings


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil or unsalted butter or margarine, softened
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups water
  • 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced at an angle
  • 1/2 pound snow peas, trimmed


In a bowl, combine the oil or softened butter, orange juice, mint and salt, then set the mixture aside.

In a saucepan, bring the water, lightly salted, to a boil. Add the carrots and cook for 1-2 minutes. Then add the snow peas. Return the water to a boil and cook for 1 minute more. Drain the vegetables.

Place the cooked vegetables in the bowl with the mint mixture. Toss to coat evenly, and serve.

Recipe reprinted by permission of Doubleday. All rights reserved.

RecID 5418

nutrition information per serving

102 calories; 7g total fat; 0mg cholesterol; 306mg sodium; 8g carbohydrates; 3g fiber; 2g protein

These nutrition facts are calculated according to the ingredients listed in this recipe. Any substitutions will change these facts. Although we strive for accuracy, please note that food manufacturers occasionally change their food formulas, which could affect the calculations as shown.

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