Peter Piper's Spears n' Peppers

Asparagus and red pepper mix

Makes 4 servings
Bright red and green vegetables are filled with flavour and perfect to serve alongside chicken, beef or fish. You can use any leftovers to stir into rice or pasta for another meal idea.

Preparation Details

  • Preparation Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 15 mL (1 tbsp) extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 bunch fresh asparagus (about 450 g/1 lb), chopped
  • 2 red bell peppers, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 7 mL (1 1/2 tsp) Italian herb seasoning
  • 375 mL (1 1/2 cups) sodium reduced (50%) tomato juice

Directions

  1. In large nonstick skillet heat oil over medium high heat. Add asparagus, peppers, garlic and Italian seasoning; cook, stirring for 5 minutes. Add tomato juice and bring to a simmer. Cook, stirring occasionally for about 5 minutes or until tender crisp.

Nutritional Information per Serving

  • Calories: 78
  • Protein: 3 g
  • Total fat: 4 g
  • Saturated fat: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 11 g
  • Fibre: 3 g
  • Sugars: 7 g
  • Sodium: 121 mg
  • Potassium: 446 mg

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