Snap Peas

Sautéed Sugar Snap Peas with Mint

By: Meet Your Vegetables Interns

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 pounds sugar snap peas, washed and trimmed
  • 3 green onions, washed and chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and chopped
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh mint, washed and chopped

Method

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the sugar snap peas, green onions, and garlic. Season with salt and pepper. Stir-fry for 4 minutes, then remove from heat and stir in the mint leaves.

Sugar snap peas are bursting with nutrients! they provide 8 vitamins, 7 minerals, dietary fiber, and protein. They are an especially good source of vitamin K (important in maintaining bone health), vitamin C (antioxidant and more), and several B vitamins (prevent fatigue and aid in several other bodily processes). One cup of chopped pea pods contains 3 grams of fiber and 3 grams of protein!

Sugar snap peas are available at the Mill City Farmers Market early June through July.

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