Grassy, sweet pea shoots add another layer of pea flavor to this light spring salad recipe. Look for them near other sprouts or at Asian markets and farmers' markets. Source: EatingWell Magazine, March/April 2016

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  • Whisk oil, vinegar, shallot, salt and pepper in a large bowl. Add pea shoots (or sunflower sprouts), snap peas, sunflower seeds and tarragon; gently toss to coat.


Nutrition Facts

167 calories; 11.2 g total fat; 1.3 g saturated fat; 149 mg sodium. 216 mg potassium; 13 g carbohydrates; 4.4 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 5.4 g protein; 2425 IU vitamin a iu; 55 mg vitamin c; 43 mcg folate; 62 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 28 mg magnesium;

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Something different -- especially good if you like Tarragon Fresh spring ingredients like snap peas and sunflower sprouts made a wonderful combination but were a little pricey at the store I went to. I did enjoy a small amount of this salad but would not want to eat too much as the 1/4 cup fresh Tarragon made that flavor a little more pronounced than I would like. Definitely worth a try if you have any of the ingredients growing in your garden. Pros: Delicious fresh ingredients. A little different from the usual Cons: can be expensive ingredients Read More