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Sweet and Sour Vegetables

Sweet and Sour Vegetables

40 Ratings
40 Ratings
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Sweet and Sour Vegetables
Makes: 6 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Lemon juice, honey, soy sauce, and pineapple juice make the base of this delicious sweet and sour sauce.  Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce (low sodium)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 1 cup pineapple (canned)
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch (for thickness)
  • 2 teaspoons oil
  • 1 package frozen stir-fry vegetables (16 oz bag)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Combine all ingredients except vegetables into bowl, mix and set aside.
  3. Heat 2 teaspoons of oil in skillet and add frozen vegetables. Cook for 3-4 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  4. Add sweet and sour sauce and cook for another 2 minutes or until mixture comes to a boil. Add water if it seems too thick.
  5. Serve immediately. This dish is great over pasta or brown rice.

Notes

Source:

University of Florida, IFAS Extension, Cooking Healthy with Diabetes

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1/2 cup (127g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 110
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 73 mg
Carbohydrates 21 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 3 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 26 mg
Iron 1 mg
Potassium 219 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 110
Total Fat 2 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 21 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Total Sugars 11 g
Added Sugars included 3 g
Protein 3 g
Minerals
Calcium 26 mg
Potassium 219 mg
Sodium 73 mg
Copper 110 mcg
Iron 1 mg
Magnesium 25 mg
Phosphorus 49 mg
Selenium 1 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 193 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mg
Vitamin C 12 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Folate 25 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.1 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/4 cups
Vegetables 1/2 cups

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Very easy and tasty meal. We added pineapple chunks and water chesnuts. Plan to make again, may add tofu or chicken.
01/20/15
Participants in the EFNEP program loved this recipe. They stated they will make it again in their homes.
03/14/12
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