Sugar snap peas are dressed with shallots and mint.



Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring a small saucepan of salted water to a boil; prepare an ice bath. Add the peas to the boiling water, and cook until bright green and crunchy, about 1 minute.

  • Using a slotted spoon, transfer peas to ice bath until cold. Drain peas in a colander, and transfer to a serving dish.

  • Combine the shallots, vinegar, honey, mustard, olive oil, and mint in a jar with a lid. Season with salt and pepper. Cover, and shake vigorously until well combined. Let dressing stand 10 minutes. Pour dressing over the peas. Toss, and serve.

Cook's Notes

To trim a sugar snap pea, snap off the stem end, pull away the string, and discard; then remove the small fiber from the pointed end.