Snap Pea Salad with Sesame Orange Dressing

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IngredientsSalad Snap Pea with Sesame Orange Dressing

  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced red bell pepper
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 3/4 cup thinly sliced carrot
  • 12 ounces sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup diagonally cut green onions
  • 1 (6-ounce) package fresh baby spinach
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted


  1. Heat 2 teaspoons canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add bell pepper and carrot to pan; sauté 1 minute, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add orange zest, sugar snap peas, and salt to pan; sauté 2 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Transfer pea mixture to a large bowl; cool 5 minutes.
  5. Stir in green onions and spinach.
  6. Pour Sesame Orange dressing (see recipe below) over salad; toss gently to coat.
  7. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Serve immediately.

Sesame Orange Dressing

IngredientsDressing Sesame Orange

  • 1 large orange
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon hot chile sauce (such as Sriracha)


  1. Grate 1 teaspoon orange zest (set aside for salad prep)
  2. Squeeze ⅓ cup juice from orange.
  3. Combine juice, orange zest, vinegar, soy sauce, sesame oil, brown sugar and chile sauce in a small bowl; stir with a whisk.
  4. In an air tight jar with lid store in the refrigerator
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