Lemony Sugar Snap Peas

These lemony sugar snap peas shine in a simple stir-fry accented with shallots and garlic.

Lemony Sugar Snap Peas
Source: Cook Smart for a Healthy Heart, Reader's Digest Canada
Lemony Sugar Snap Peas
Source: Cook Smart for a Healthy Heart, Reader's Digest Canada
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4servings 10minutes 10minutes
Servings Prep Time
4servings 10minutes
Cook Time
10minutes
Ingredients
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Instructions
  1. Remove the strings from both sides of the sugar snap peas.
  2. Heat the oil in a large nonstick frying pan over medium heat. Add the shallots and garlic and cook, stirring, until the shallots are softened, about 3 minutes.
  3. Add the peas and lemon rind to the pan and cook, stirring, until the sugar snap peas are just tender, about 4 minutes, and serve.
Recipe Notes

Per serving: 100 calories, 5 g protein, 5 g total fat, 0.5 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 8 g total carbohydrate, 5 g sugars, 4 g fibre, 6 mg sodium

Sugar snap peas and other edible-podded peas (such as snow peas) supply three times as much vitamin C as shelled peas.

Originally Published in Reader's Digest