Garlic-Mint Peas

Serves 6
preparation
20
minutes
cooking
20
minutes

Ingredients

1
pound
sugar snap peas (2 cups)
2
cloves garlic, halved
1
tablespoon
canola oil
2
cups
fresh or thawed frozen peas
1/4
cup
fresh mint leaves, chopped, or 1 tablespoon dried mint
1/2
teaspoon
sugar
1/2
teaspoon
salt

Directions

  1. Heat a large saucepan of water to boiling. Add the snap peas and cook 2 to 3 minutes. Drain and rinse under running cold water.
  2. In a large skillet over medium-low heat, cook the garlic in the oil until golden. Remove and discard the garlic. Add the sugar snap peas and fresh or thawed peas and cook until tender, 3 to 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat and add the mint, sugar, and salt.

 

 

Jane Kirby
April 2001

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 25 %
  • Calcium 47 mg
  • Carbohydrate 13 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Fat 3 g
  • Fiber 5 g
  • Iron 2 mg
  • Protein 5 mg
  • Sat Fat 0 g
  • Sodium 200 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.