Healthy Snap Pea Recipes
- Chicken with Sugar Snap Peas & Spring Herbs
- Pork & Snap Pea Lo Mein
- Chilled Snap Peas with Creamy Tarragon Dressing
- Fresh Herb & Snap Pea Salad
- Italian Roasted Snap Peas
- Lemon-Mint Snap Peas & Lima Beans
- Lemony Sugar Snap & Chicken Stir-Fry
- New Potatoes & Sugar Snap Peas
- Risotto with Spring Vegetables
- Sugar Snap Pea & Barley Salad
- Sugar Snap Pea & Cherry Tomato Pasta Salad
What you get
A 1-cup serving of the versatile vegetable gives you one-third of your Daily Value of vitamin C and 3 grams fiber.
- Shopping Tips
- Sugar snap peas (a.k.a. “snap peas”) should be plump and bright green in color.
- They have a woody stem on one end of the pod that needs to be trimmed before eating and fibrous strings along the sides. To remove the stem and strings at the same time, hold the stem between your thumb and index finger, snap and pull down (see technique photo). Or look for bags of already trimmed “stringless” sugar snap peas in the prepared-vegetable section.
- One pound snap peas equals about 4 cups.
- Storage Tip
- Refrigerate in a plastic bag for 2 to 3 days.