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Sugar Snap Peas with Lemon

20 Minutes

5 Servings


Say hello to this super easy sugar snap peas with lemon side dish. This sugar snap peas recipe is my go-to side dish recipe when I don’t have a lot of time for preparing a healthy side dish. It comes together in 10 minutes and can be paired with so many of your favorite entrees. Thank you to Kim Kronau for sharing this recipe from

Sugar Snap Peas with Lemon


  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat.

  • Add the snap peas and toss to coat. Cook snap peas for 2 minutes, stirring frequently.

  • Add the lemon zest, salt and pepper (and thyme, if you wish) and cook an additional 3-5 minutes, until the snap peas begin to puff up and are crisp, yet tender.

  • Serve immediately.

  • Source: A Sweet Pea Chef


  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 1 lb fresh sugar snap peas

  • 1 tsp lemon zest, freshly grated

  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper

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