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Peas and Carrots with Mint

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 20 min.


6-8 servings

If you're looking for an easy way to dress up ordinary peas and carrots, reach for this simple recipe. Fresh mint adds a refreshing subtle flavor that'll keep folks coming back for more.—Margie Snodgrass, Gig Harbor, Washington


  • 4 large carrots, julienned
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 pound sugar snap peas
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. Place carrots in a saucepan with enough water to cover; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cook, uncovered, for 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Add remaining ingredients. Cook and stir for 3-4 minutes or until the peas are crisp-tender.

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