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Gingered Sugar Snaps

These peas are a flavorful side dish at dinner.

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  • Servings: 4

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Source: Everyday Food, May 2006


  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 pound sugar snaps, strings removed (see below)
  • 1 piece fresh ginger (1 inch long), peeled and finely chopped (about 1 tablespoon)
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. In a 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high. Add sugar snaps and ginger. Cook, stirring occasionally, until snaps begin to brown, about 5 minutes.

  2. Add 1/4 cup water; reduce heat to medium. Cook, stirring and scraping up ginger from bottom of skillet with a wooden spoon, until snaps are crisp-tender, about 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.

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