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Good day! Today I present to you a recipe for a snow pea salad that I made for our Easter dinner at my Mom’s house. This recipe was inspired by another snow pea salad that I recently tried at a Whole Foods lunch buffet. I did not have their recipe so I came up with this one. This salad is super tasty, but I especially enjoy the fragrance of this salad…ginger, toasted sesame, soy sauce, red onions…mmm. This salad could work as a simple side dish or as a meal (if you have a big bowl).

Garnishes: sesame seeds, scallions

Snow Pea Salad

Directions:

  1. Fill a large mixing bowl with ice and ice cold water.
  2. Fill a large sauce pan full of water, cover and bring to a boil so that you can blanch the snow peas and carrots.  Once water is boiling, submerge snow peas and shredded carrots for 60-90 seconds (more if you do not like your veggies to be too crisp).
  3. Using a pair of tongs, carefully remove the shredded carrots and snow peas from the boiling water and place into the bowl with ice and water to quickly stop the cooking process and to maintain the beautiful bright color of the vegetables.
  4. In a separate mixing bowl, combine the sliced peppers, red onion, edamame beans, ginger, sesame oil, soy sauce, and salt (optional). Stir to combine ingredients & flavors.
  5. Now add the snow peas and shredded carrots. Stir.
  6. Serve immediately or place in refrigerator until you are ready to serve. Enjoy!

5 Responses

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  1. Look at all those beautiful colors. That looks like a great meal.

  2. Thank you very much for this beautiful healthy recipe. I liked it that much I have encouraged my readers to visit your site and check it out. I really liked the way you went to the trouble of providing the nutritional panel which is ideal for anyone having to watch their weight.

  3. I would be grateful for your permission to use one of your photos of the dish on my site

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