Minted Sugar Snap Peas

  sugar snap peas in bowl
Serves 4; 1/2 cup per serving


1 teaspoon olive oil1 small carrot, cut into matchstick-size strips

8 ounces sugar snap peas

1 tablespoon chopped fresh mint

1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

Nutrition Facts

Calories 40

Total Fat 1.5 g

Saturated Fat 0.0 g

Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0 g

Monounsaturated Fat 1.0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 157 mg

Carbohydrates 6 g

Fiber 2 g

Sugars 3 g

Protein 2 g


Dietary Exchanges

1/2 starch


  1. In a medium skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat, swirling to coat the bottom. Cook the carrot for 1 to 2 minutes, or until tender-crisp, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in the peas. Cook for 30 seconds, or until tender-crisp, stirring occasionally.
  3. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Cook for 10 to 15 seconds, or until the mint has wilted. © American Heart Association

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