Peas and Carrots with Mint Recipe
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Peas and Carrots with Mint Recipe

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If you're looking for an easy way to dress up ordinary peas and carrots, reach for this simple recipe. Fresh mint adds a refreshing subtle flavor that'll keep folks coming back for more.—Margie Snodgrass, Gig Harbor, Washington
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 4 large carrots, julienned
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 pound sugar snap peas
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 65 calories, 4 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 11 mg cholesterol, 131 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. Place carrots in a saucepan with enough water to cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, for 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Add remaining ingredients. Cook and stir for 3-4 minutes or until the peas are crisp-tender. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Peas and Carrots with Mint in Taste of Home June/July 1996, p41

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