Steamed Sugar Snap Peas

This sugar snap pea recipe may be the easiest side dish we've ever made. Give it a try and let us know what you think.


6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living


4 cups sugar snap peas, trimmed
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
Garnish: fresh flowers


Arrange peas in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover and steam 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Toss with butter, salt, and pepper. Garnish, if desired. Remove flowers before serving.

Prep: 5 min., Cook: 4 min.

April 1999