Peas and Pods

New Englanders accompany their holiday salmon with fresh peas, part of the region's summer bounty. Mint adds bright flavor and accents the natural sweetness of the peas.

Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 87
  • Calories from fat: 29%
  • Fat: 2.8g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 3.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 10.7g
  • Fiber: 3.4g
  • Cholesterol: 7.5mg
  • Iron: 1.3mg
  • Sodium: 105mg
  • Calcium: 42mg

Ingredients

  • 3/4 pound sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen petite green peas, thawed
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint

Preparation

  1. 1. Steam snap peas, covered, 2 minutes. Add green peas to pan; steam 2 minutes.
  2. 2. Combine peas, butter, and salt in a large bowl; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle with mint.
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