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
Total TimePrep/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
- Place 1 in. of water in a large skillet. Add peas and sugar; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, until peas are crisp-tender, 4-5 minutes; drain. Stir in mint and butter.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 102 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 45mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 3g fiber), 4g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1-1/2 fat.
Originally published as Fresh Peas with Wild Mint in Simple & Delicious July/August 2008
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