Crunchy Apple Stir-fry

Nov 12 2014

The perfect side dish to pair with any recipe this Fall and Winter.

Recipe courtesy of

Serves 4

Dietitian's Tip: 

Enjoy this side dish alongside baked chicken, a whole wheat roll and an 8 ounce glass of low fat or fat free milk to create a balanced meal sure to please the whole family. 


• 1/2 cup sliced onion
• 2 medium carrots, thinly sliced
• 1 1/2 teaspoons vegetable oil
• 1 teaspoon crushed dried basil
• 1 cup fresh or thawed frozen snow pea pods
• 1 tablespoon water
• 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
• 1 Gala or Golden Delicious apple, cored and thinly sliced


In large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; add onion, carrots, and basil; stir fry 3 minutes.
Add pea pods, water, and ginger; stir fry 2 minutes.
Add apple and cook 2 minutes longer. Serve hot. 

Nutrition Information: 

Per serving: 70 calories, 2 g total fat, 0 g saturated fat, 14 g carbohydrates, 1 g protein, 3 g fiber, 20 mg sodium, 174 mg potassium, 8 mg magnesium, 33 mg calcium