Snap peas with mint

As promised, I'm back to share this super simple yet totally delicious snap pea recipe with you! Thanks so much for the birthday wishes. The day was a ton of fun, and....lobster is TOMORROW NIGHT! Tummy rumbling!

In a 12-inch skillet, bring 1 cup of water and 1 tablespoon of butter to a boil over high heat.

Add 1 pound of trimmed snap peas. Cover and cook until bright green, about 2 minutes.

Remove the lid and reduce the heat to medium. Continue cooking, tossing occasionally, until the peas are crisp-tender and the water has evaporated, 2 to 4 minutes.

Remove from the heat and toss with 1/2 cup packed, thinly sliced fresh mint leaves. Season with salt and pepper.  

Serve with...LOBSTER! Or just pork.

Snap Peas with Mint

Super simple yet totally delicious snap pea recipe. Pair with pork or class it up with Lobster!

Contributed by Megan Porta from pipandebby.com.

Published Jul 25, 2011

Serves: 4

Total time: 10 min

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Ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 pound trimmed snap peasDIENT
  • ½ cup packed thinly sliced fresh mint leaves
  • Coarse salt and fresh ground pepper
Instructions:
  1. In a 12-inch nonstick skillet, bring 1 cup water and the butter to a boil over high heat. Add the snap peas; cover, and cook until bright green, about 2 minutes. Remove the lid; reduce the heat to medium. Continue cooking, tossing occasionally, until the peas are crisp-tender and the water has evaporated, 2 to 4 minutes. Remove from the heat. Toss with the mint and season with salt and pepper.