New Potatoes & Sugar Snap Peas

The EatingWell Healthy in a Hurry Cookbook (2006)

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Fragrant with fresh mint, this one-pot side dish will have everyone thinking spring.

New Potatoes & Sugar Snap Peas

Makes: 4 servings

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  • 1 pound new potatoes, scrubbed
  • 1 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 2 cups sugar snap peas
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, plus more to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint


  1. Place potatoes in a small saucepan, cover with water and add 1 teaspoon salt; bring to a boil. Cook over medium heat just until tender, 5 to 6 minutes. Add peas, cover and cook for 2 minutes more. Drain, add butter, 1/2 teaspoon pepper and mint. Heat for 1 minute and toss gently. Season to taste with salt and pepper.


Per serving: 126 calories; 2 g fat (1 g sat, 0 g mono); 5 mg cholesterol; 23 g carbohydrates; 4 g protein; 3 g fiber; 596 mg sodium; 529 mg potassium.

Carbohydrate Servings: 1 1/2

Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 vegetable

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