Minty Sugar Snap Peas

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


4 servings

Updated: Feb. 23, 2023
Fresh mint adds a lively touch to cooked sugar snap peas. It's also nice on green beans or carrots. —Alice Kaldahl, Ray, North Dakota
Minty Sugar Snap Peas Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 3 cups fresh sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons minced fresh mint
  • 2 tablespoons butter


  1. 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 Facts

3/4 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.

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