Garlic Sweet Potatoes and Sugar Snap Peas

 

Side dish

Garlic Sweet Potatoes and Sugar Snap Peas

3/4 pound sweet potatoes

2 cups sugar snap peas, trimmed

1 teaspoon minced garlic

1 teaspoon canola oil

Salt and freshly ground pepper

Peel potatoes and cut into strips the size of the peas (about 2 inches by 1/2-inch).

In microwave: Place potatoes, peas and garlic in a microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 3 minutes.

On stove top: Bring a saucepan of water to a boil and add the potatoes. Boil 3 minutes. Add peas and garlic. Boil 2 more minutes. Drain.

Add olive oil and salt and pepper. Toss well.

Per serving: 196 calories (11 percent from fat), 2.5 g fat (0.4 g saturated, 1.7 g monounsaturated), no cholesterol, 4.6 g protein, 40 g carbohydrates, 6.8 g fiber, 97 mg sodium.

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