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Sugar Snap Peas Almondine

30 minutes or fewer Using sugar snap peas makes a traditional almondine side dish go together super-fast since the peas cook in half the time of green beans and there are no ends to snap off.

30 minutes or fewer

Using sugar snap peas makes a traditional almondine side dish go together super-fast since the peas cook in half the time of green beans and there are no ends to snap off.

Servings
SERVING

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp. butter or olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 shallots, chopped
  • 1 lb. sugar snap peas
  • 2 Tbs. fresh lemon zest
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/8 tsp. pepper
  • 1/4 cup toasted slivered almonds
  • 2 Tbs. fresh lemon juice

Preparation

  1. Heat butter in large skillet over medium heat. Cook garlic and shallots 2 to 3 minutes, or until soft. Stir in sugar snap peas, lemon zest, salt and pepper, and cook 3 minutes more, or until peas are tender and bright green. Add almonds and lemon juice, and cook until just heated through. Adjust seasonings if necessary, and serve immediately.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Serves 6
  • Calories 80
  • Carbohydrate Content 8 g
  • Cholesterol Content 5 mg
  • Fat Content 4 g
  • Fiber Content 3 g
  • Protein Content 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 300 mg
  • Sugar Content 4 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g