With just one ingredient and a few simple spices, these Stir-Fried Snap Peas steal virtually no time from your schedule. The simplicity makes cleanup a cinch.
Crunchy snap peas are stir-fried in olive oil to crisp-tender perfection and topped with salt and pepper to taste. The superfood peas glisten beautifully with toasted-brown edges after cooking in a skillet. These fiber-filled veggies make the perfect pack-and-go snack to take to work. They also serve as a lovely accompaniment to any meat dish.
Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: 3/4 cup | Calories: 78 | Total Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 5mg | Carbohydrates: 9g | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Protein: 5g | SmartPoints: 3 |
- 1 pound sugar snap peas, middle strings and stem end removed
- 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
Pour oil in a skillet or wok over medium-high heat, add snap peas, salt, pepper, and red pepper flakes. Cook for 5-7 minutes, stirring frequently. Continue cooking until slightly tender.
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