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Flavorful Sugar Snap Peas

 Flavorful Sugar Snap Peas
"Our family enjoys the first peas from our garden stir-fried as a crisp treat," notes Connie Moore of Medway, Ohio.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 1 pound fresh sugar snap or snow peas
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fully cooked ham
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • In a small saucepan, bring 1 in. of water and peas to a boil. Reduce
  • heat; cover and simmer for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet; add the ham, garlic and
  • thyme. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Drain peas; add to skillet and
  • saute for 2 minutes or until tender. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Yield: 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with lean ham) equals 53 calories, 2 g fat (0 saturated fat), 4 mg cholesterol, 167 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.