Minty Sugar Snap Peas Recipe
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Minty Sugar Snap Peas Recipe

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Fresh mint is great on cooked sugar snap peas. Mint is also nice on green beans or carrots. —Alice Kaldahl, Ray, North Dakota
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 3 cups fresh sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons minced fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 102 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 45mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.


  1. Place 1 in. of water in a large skillet. Add peas and sugar; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until peas are crisp-tender, 4-5 minutes; drain. Stir in mint and butter. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Minty Sugar Snap Peas in Simple & Delicious July/August 2008, p45

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JCV4 User ID: 628113 171590
Reviewed May. 14, 2013

"The mint and the peas go great together. This is a simple and quick to prepare recipe."

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