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Sugar snap peas with butter and mint

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Sugar snap peas with butter and mint

Side Serves 4 10 min
Sweet and crisp sugar snaps are best eaten raw, in stir-fries, or lightly steamed or boiled. Quick-boiled and buttery, this easy side goes very well with lamb, pork chops or salmon.

Cook's notes

Sugar snap peas are eaten whole but you can top and tail them if necessary.

Ingredients

  • 250g sugar snap peas
  • 40g butter
  • handful fresh mint leaves, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper

Method

Prep time: 5 min
Cooking time: 5 min
  • Step 1

    Steam or briefly boil the peas until tender.
  • Step 2

    Drain and put the butter in with the peas - the heat of the peas should melt the butter.
  • Step 3

    Add the mint, add salt and pepper to taste, mix well and serve.