Snow Pea, Scallion and Radish Salad

By
Health Monitor Staff
Snow Pea, Scallion and Radish Salad, Spring recipe

Makes 4 servings
(serving size: ¾ cup) 
 

Ingredients
2 cups (8 ounces) snow peas, trimmed
1 tablespoon water
2 scallions (white and green parts), thinly sliced
4 radishes, trimmed and cut into thin strips (about ½ cup)
¼ cup rice vinegar
2 teaspoons sugar
1 tablespoon walnut or canola oil

Directions
Put the snow peas in a microwave-safe bowl with the water. Cover tightly and microwave for 1 minute.

Drain and let cool. Cut the snow peas on the diagonal into ½-inch diamonds shapes, discarding the end pieces.

In a medium serving bowl, combine the snow peas, scallions, and radishes. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, sugar, and oil until the sugar dissolves. Pour over the salad and serve. 

Nutrition facts (per serving): calories 72, fat 3.5 g (0.5 g saturated), cholesterol 0 mg, protein 2 g, carbohydrates 9 g, fiber 1.5 g, sodium 147 mg

Reprinted with permission from The Food You Crave by Ellie Krieger, published by The Taunton Press in 2008. Photographs by Christopher Hirsheimer.

Published
March 2014