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Minty Sugar Snap Peas

 Minty Sugar Snap Peas
Fresh mint is great on cooked sugar snap peas. Mint is also nice on green beans or carrots. —Alice Kaldahl, Ray, North Dakota
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


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


  • In a large skillet, bring 1 in. of water, peas and sugar to a boil.
  • Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender;
  • drain. Stir in mint and butter.
  • Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 102 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 45 mg sodium, 9 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.