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Tangy Sugar Snap Peas

 Tangy Sugar Snap Peas
Our Test Kitchen staff created this mouthwatering side dish that comes together quickly in the microwave. A sweet and tangy glaze complements the crisp peas and onion in this made-in-moments recipe.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen
4 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 10 min.


  • 1 pound fresh or frozen sugar snap peas, thawed
  • 1 small onion, halved and sliced
  • 3 tablespoons water, divided
  • 4 teaspoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar


  • In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the peas, onion and 2
  • tablespoons water. Cover and cook on high for 5-7 minutes or until
  • crisp-tender, stirring twice; drain. In a small microwave-safe bowl,
  • combine the sugar, cornstarch and pepper; stir in the vinegar and
  • remaining water until smooth. Cook, uncovered, on high for 30-45
  • seconds or until thickened, stirring once. Add to pea mixture; toss
  • to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4-cup serving equals 75 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 3 vegetable.