Diabetic Cooking

Stir-fried snow peas

Preparation time: 15 minutes. Cooking time: approximately 7 minutes.


  • Cooking spray
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil (corn oil or canola oil may be substituted)
  • 3/4 pound snow peas, strings removed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


Coat a cool, nonstick wok with cooking spray. Preheat wok, then add oil. When the oil is hot, add snow peas. Cook, stirring constantly, for 4–5 minutes, or until pods are crisp-tender. Sprinkle with salt and toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Yield: 3 cups.

Serving size: 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving:
Calories: 29 calories, Carbohydrates: 4 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 1 g, Saturated Fat: <1 g, Sodium: 97 mg, Fiber: 1 g

Exchanges per serving: 1 vegetable. Carbohydrate choices: 1/2.

This recipe was developed by Tami Ross, a Diabetes Nutrition Specialist and Certified Diabetes Educator in Lexington, Kentucky.