Recipe: Three Pea Salad with Ginger Lime Vinaigrette

Need a dinner idea tonight? Fresenius Medical Care and Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr. from Food Network have come up with a meal you can try.

Fresenius Medical Care North America and Chef Aaron McCargo, Jr., star of Food Network’s “Big Daddy’s House,” have partnered to develop tasty, satisfying and new dialysis-friendly recipes throughout the year as part of FMCNA’s Healthy Lifestyle initiative, aimed at helping people with chronic kidney disease live a better life on dialysis.

Fresenius has a Stone Mountain location at 5723 Memorial Drive.

Three Pea Salad with Ginger Lime Vinaigrette


  • 1 cup sugar snap peas
  • 1 cup snow peas
  • 1 cup fresh blanched peas or frozen thawed sweet peas


  • 2 tsp chopped fresh ginger
  • ½ cup canola (option to use grapeseed oil instead)
  • ¼ cup fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp fresh lime zest
  • 1 tbsp coarse fresh cracked black pepper
  • 2 tbsp hot sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tsp low sodium soy sauce


Blanch all 3 types of peas for 2 minutes, then shock in cold water and drain thoroughly.

Whisk soy sauce, black pepper and lime juice with zest for 1-2 minutes or until well blended. While still mixing, add ginger and slowly drizzle in canola or grapeseed oil, then sesame oil until well incorporated.  Mix salad dressing with pea mixture and toss with sesame seeds, and then serve.

Serves 6

1 serving = ½ cup




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