Steamed Sugar Snap Peas

Steamed Sugar Snap PeasRecipe
Photo: Levi Brown; Styling: Thom Driver
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.


4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Total time: 12 Minutes

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Total: 12 Minutes

Nutritional 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


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


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


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