1 pound snow peas, ends trimmed

1 tablespoon mild white miso paste

2 teaspoons tamari

2 teaspoons sesame oil

1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar

1/4 cup scallions, rough chopped

1 small garlic clove

1/4 cup water

1 teaspoon canola or peanut oil

1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

1. Lightly steam, boil, or water-sauté the snow peas until they turn bright green. Then drain the water.

2. Combine the rest of the ingredients in a food processor and process until smooth. Toss warm peas in the dressing. Then chill immediately for at least 45 minutes to an hour before serving.

From Rich Landau of Vedge

Per serving: 62 calories, 3 grams protein, 7 grams carbohydrates, 3 grams sugar, 3 grams fat, no cholesterol, 222 milligrams sodium, 2 grams dietary fiber