TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 4 cups water
  • 1-1/2 cups fresh pearl onions (about 6 ounces)
  • 5 cups fresh or frozen sugar snap peas
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dill weed
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 120 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 151mg sodium, 17g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add onions; boil, uncovered, for 3 minutes. Drain and rinse in cold water; peel and set aside.
  2. Add 1 in. of water to a large skillet. Add peas; bring to a boil. Reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 5-6 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  3. Add the onions, butter, lemon juice, honey, salt, dill and pepper. Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until well coated. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Snap Peas 'n' Pearl Onions in Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook Annual 2007, p146

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