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Minted Sugar Snap Peas

 Minted Sugar Snap Peas
In 15 minutes, you’ll bring spring flavors to the table with this praise-worthy side. —Karen Adams, Cleveland, Tennessee
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups fresh or frozen sugar snap peas, thawed
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh mint

Directions

  • In a large skillet, bring 1 in. of water to a boil. Add snap peas;
  • cover and cook for 1-2 minutes. Drain and immediately place snap
  • peas in ice water. Drain and pat dry.
  • In the same skillet, saute the peas, onions, garlic, salt and pepper
  • in oil until crisp-tender. Sprinkle with mint. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 76 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 154 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.