Garlic-Mint Peas

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Garlic-Mint PeasRecipe
Photo: Susie Cushner
Peas, mint, and garlic that have been freshly harvested make this vegetable side dish a taste of spring.
Makes 6 servings


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1 pound sugar snap peas (2 cups)
2 cloves garlic, halved
1 tablespoon canola oil
2 cups fresh or thawed frozen peas
1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped, or 1 tablespoon dried mint
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt


Heat a large saucepan of water to boiling. Add the snap peas and cook 2 to 3 minutes. Drain and rinse under running cold water. In a large skillet over medium-low heat, cook the garlic in the oil until golden. Remove and discard the garlic. Add the sugar snap peas and fresh or thawed peas and cook until tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Remove from heat and add the mint, sugar, and salt.

Created date

May 2004

Nutritional Information

Calcium 47 mg
Calories 94
Caloriesfromfat 25 %
Carbohydrate 13 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Fat 3 g
Fiber 5 g
Iron 2 mg
Protein 5 mg
Satfat 0 g
Sodium 200 mg