5-Minute Sugar Snap Peas

Posted: September 22

Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

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Need a quick side dish to perfectly complete a delicious dinner? Try this amazing 5-Minute Sugar Snap Peas recipe! These tasty peas will have you and your family shouting "oh, snap!"


• 2 teaspoons olive oil • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter • 1 pound fresh sugar snap peas (with stem end and strings removed from each pod) • 1 teaspoon coarse salt, plus extra to serve • 1/2 teaspoon black cracked pepper • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional


Step 1

To begin, heat the butter and oil together in a large pan over medium-high heat.

Step 2

Once the butter melts, add the snap peas and toss them in the pan to coat them in the butter/oil mixture.

Step 3

Season to taste with pepper, salt, and cayenne (if desired) and sauté for 4-5 minutes until the snap peas are tender and crisp.

Step 4

Move to a serving bowl and season with additional pepper and coarse salt to serve.