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Steamed Sugar Snap Peas

Photo: Levi Brown; Styling: Thom Driver
Total time 12 mins
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
With fresh herbs, butter and a little salt and pepper, these steamed sugar snap peas turn into a sensational side dish in under 12 minutes.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh sugar snap peas
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint or tarragon
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Nutrition Information

  • calories 46
  • fat 3 g
  • satfat 1.8 g
  • monofat 0.8 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 1.4 g
  • carbohydrate 3.7 g
  • fiber 1.3 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • iron 1 mg
  • sodium 96 mg
  • calcium 22 mg

How to Make It

  1. Steam peas 5 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Combine peas, mint, butter, salt, and pepper; toss well.

Cook's Notes

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