Sugar Snap Peas and Avocado Salad With Sesame Dressing

Sugar Snap Peas and Avocado Salad With Sesame Dressing image Author: Canadian Living Credits: Sugar Snap Peas and Avocado Salad With Sesame Dressing image

Boosted with Japanese flavours, this fresh salad pairs nicely with grilled salmon or trout. To trim the snap peas, use a paring knife to snip and pull off the tough strings that run along the length of the pod.

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: July 2014

Ingredients

  • 6 cups sugar snap peas trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon seasoned rice wine vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic grated or pressed
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds toasted
  • 4 green onions sliced
  • half avocado diced

Method

In saucepan of boiling salted water, cook snap peas until tender-crisp, about 2 minutes. Drain and transfer to bowl of ice water. Chill; drain well and set aside.

Meanwhile, in large bowl, whisk together vinegar, soy sauce, vegetable oil, mustard, sesame oil and garlic until combined; stir in sesame seeds and green onions.

Stir in sugar snap peas and avocado; toss to combine.

Nutritional facts per serving: about

  • Fibre 5 g
  • Sodium 448 mg
  • Sugars 6 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 131.0
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 12 g

%RDI

  • Iron 16.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 25.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 11.0
  • Vitamin C 77.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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