Lemon-Butter Snow Peas
A handful of ingredients and a microwave are all our home economists needed to create this terrific treatment for fresh snow peas. A bit of lemon juice, some mince garlic and a dash of Italian seasoning make it a perfect addition to any meal.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 10 min.
- 1/2 pound fresh snow peas
- 1 tablespoon water
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1 tablespoon butter, melted
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- In a microwave-safe dish, combine the snow peas, water and garlic. Cover and microwave on high for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Combine the butter, lemon juice and Italian seasoning. Drizzle over peas; toss to coat.
Editor’s Note: This recipe was tested in an 1,100 watt microwave.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 76 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 40mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.
Originally published as Lemon-Butter Snow Peas in Quick Cooking March/April 2005
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