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Flavorful Sugar Snap Peas

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


8 servings

"Our family enjoys the first peas from our garden stir-fried as a crisp treat," notes Connie Moore of Medway, Ohio.


  • 1 pound fresh sugar snap or snow peas
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped fully cooked ham
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  1. In a small saucepan, bring 1 in. of water and peas to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet; add the ham, garlic and thyme. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Drain peas; add to skillet and saute for 2 minutes or until tender. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 54 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 151mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

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