savory sensations

 

A colorful slightly spicy, slightly sweet salad that combines vegetables in a peanut butter based sauce. Sure to become a favorite.

Servings
Makes 6 servings

Ingredients
SAUCE
¼ cup (50 mL) creamy peanut butter
3 packets Pure Via sweetener
1- ½ (22 mL) Tablespoons hot water
1 Tablespoon (15 mL) lime juice
1 Tablespoon (15 mL) lite soy sauce
1- ½ teaspoons (7 mL) dark sesame oil
¼ teaspoon (1 mL) red pepper flakes

VEGETABLES
2 Tablespoons (30 mL) canola oil
4 cups (1 L) broccoli florets
½ cup (125 mL) chopped red bell pepper
¼ cup (50 mL) thinly sliced green onions
1 minced clove garlic

Directions
    For Sauce, combine all ingredients until well blended; set aside.

    For Vegetables, cook and stir vegetables in oil in large skillet on medium-high heat 4 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender-crisp. Remove from heat and stir in sauce.

    Serve warm or at room temperature.


NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION (PER SERVING)
    Calories 138; Protein 4g; Carbohydrate 7g; Fat 11g; Cholesterol 0g; Sodium 162mg


Exchanges
    Vegetable – 1-½; Fat – 2


Reduction
    Calorie Reduction – 37%
    Carbohydrate Reduction – 50%