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Blanched Sugar Snap Peas

 
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Sugar snap peas are a sweet and crispy cross between snow peas and garden peas. This technique for blanching ensures your peas stay bright green and perfectly tender crisp.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

5

min

Ready

15

min

Low Fat, Fat-Free, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Sugar-Free
 

Ingredients

1 teaspoon salt
1 pound sugar snap peas
about 4 cups
*

Directions

In a medium pot, bring 6 cups of water to the boil. Meanwhile prepare a large bowl of ice water to shock the sugar snap peas, locking in the color and to prevent over-cooking.

Add the salt and peas to the boiling water and cook until tender-crisp.

Using a slotted spoon transfer the sugar snap peas to the ice water. Drain and pat dry.

The sugar snap peas can be prepared this way up to an hour in advance for use in another recipe.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

"until tender crisp". What a stupid recipe. Could you not just say 5 minutes or ten minutes, like in a normal intelligent recipe?

about 2 years ago

If you look above, it clearly states to cook for 5 minutes.

about 2 years ago

Grrrrrrrrrr I'm so angry!!

almost 2 years ago

The person is right; 5 min prep time is not clearly indicating the cook time

over 1 year ago

The instructions are clearly marked above the ingredients.

over 1 year ago

Five minutes is WAY too long. 2 mins max. Probably only a minute will do the tril

over 1 year ago

United States

Idiots I read it clearly

over 1 year ago

Wow, people are super angry over this recipe! Take it easy. If this makes you mad I can’t even imagine something important.

12 months ago

This is way too complicated, is it 5 minutes or 2minutes or until tender or crisp? Haaaaa,

7 months ago

like pasta...they're done when they're done. pull one out and check it. there's no exact time.

7 months ago

Omg so rude over blanching snap peas … really ?

5 months ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 2g (0.1 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 00% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 589mg 25%
Total Carbohydrate 0g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars g
Protein 0g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 0% Iron 0%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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