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Pea Pods and Water Chestnuts

Categories: Quick to fix, Vegetarian
Type: Side Dishes

If your children like Asian flavors, they are sure to love this vegetarian dish.

Serves: 4 servings


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon green onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 pound fresh pea pods
  • 1/2 cup water chestnuts, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon water

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  1. Heat oil in skillet. Sauté onion and garlic.
  2. Add pea pods, water chestnuts, and soy sauce. Cook 1 minute.
  3. Add broth. Cover and simmer 5 minutes.
  4. Combine cornstarch and water. Add to skillet. Cook for 1 minute until sauce thickens.

excerpted from:

From Quick Meals for Healthy Kids and Busy Parents. Copyright 1995 by Sandra K. Nissenberg, Margaret L. Bogle, and Audrey C. Wright. All rights reserved. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

To order this book visit www.wiley.com.

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