Steamed Sugar Snap Peas

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.

This recipe goes with Hummus-Stuffed Pitas, Creamy Tarragon Chicken Salad, Pecan-Crusted Trout, Pasta Pork Bolognese

Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Total:
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Recipe Time

Total: 12 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 46
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.8g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.2g
  • Protein: 1.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 3.7g
  • Fiber: 1.3g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Sodium: 96mg
  • Calcium: 22mg

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

Preparation

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