Shot of sautéed snow peas on a white platter.

Snow Peas with Mint

Shot of sautéed snow peas on a white platter.

Snow Peas with Mint

A sweet and savory side featuring snow peas sautéed in brown sugar and fresh mint.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Sides
Cuisine Asian
Servings 6 Servings

Ingredients
  

  • 2 pounds fresh snow peas
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 12 fresh mint leaves, cut into strips

Instructions
 

  • String snow peas by snapping at the top and pulling top toward the opposite end. Place peas in colander and rinse under cold water.
  • Add water to a large pot and bring to a boil. Add peas and boil for 3 to 4 minutes. Drain.
  • Add oil, salt, and pepper to a saucepan. Add drained peas. Cook on stove over low heat. Stir with spoon.
  • Sprinkle brown sugar over peas. Add mint and stir until peas are well coated. Serve.

Notes

Change it Up
  • Try this recipe using sautéed broccoli or carrots. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1 cup
Keyword 15 Minutes or Less, Kid-friendly, Vegan, Vegetarian
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