• Prep Time:
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 6 Servings

Sugar Snap Peas with Lemon, Garlic and Basil

  • Recipe Submitted by on

Category: Side Dishes, Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • --------------------------BLANCHED SUGAR SNAP PEAS--------------------------
  • 1 ts Salt
  • 4 c Loosely packed pods ~ 1 lb


2 tb Olive oil
1 tb Lemon juice
Zest of 1 medium lemon
1 md Garlic clove, minced
8 Basil leaves chopped fine
1/2 ts Salt
Ground black pepper

Blanching of Sugar Snap Peas:

Bring 6 cups water to brisk boil in 3- or 4-quart saucepan. Add salt and
peas and cook until crisp-tender, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, depending on size of
peas. Drain peas, shock in ice water, drain again and pat dry. Peas can be
set aside for up to one hour.


Heat oil over medium heat in medium saute pan. Add zest and garlic; saute
until garlic is soft but not browned, about 2 minutes. Add peas, lemon
juice, and basil; too to combine. Cook until just heated through, 1 to 1
1/2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste; serve immediately.

 Share this Recipe

Recipes by Course

Recipes by Main Ingredient

Recipes by Cuisine

Recipes by Preparation

Recipes by Occasion

Recipes by Dietary

Sign Up and Create a Cookbook Today!

Please Sign in to your Account or Sign up if you are new user.

Who loves our Healthy Recipes?