You are here: Home » Recipes » Sugar Snap Peas with Mint and Lemon Sugar Snap Peas with Mint and Lemon Recipe by Our Cookbook CollectionKitchen Tested Yield 4 servings Prep 2 mins Cook 6 mins Fresh or frozen, sugar snap peas make a healthful side when lightly dressing with mint and lemon. Mark Boughton Photography / styling by Teresa Blackburn PrintEmail “Just a little mint and lemon zest turns already popular sugar snap peas into a very special side dish,” Debra Ponzek says. Frozen peas with the strings removed can now be found in the freezer section of most supermarkets. Ingredients 1 pound fresh or frozen sugar snap peas, trimmed and strings removed2 teaspoons olive oil1 garlic clove, minced1/3 cup loosely packed chopped mint leaves2 teaspoons grated lemon rind1/4 teaspoon salt Juice of 1/2 lemon Instructions Fill a bowl with ice and water. Bring a pot of water to a boil over medium-high heat. Add sugar snap peas; cook until bright green and still a little crispy, 3 to 4 minutes,. Remove with a slotted spoon and submerge immediately in ice water; drain. Heat oil over medium-high heat. Add garlic and sauté 1 minute. Add peas, mint and lemon rind; cook 2 to 3 minutes, until thoroughly heated. Add salt and lemon juice. Recipe adapted from The Family Kitchen: Easy and Delicious Recipes for Parents and Kids to Make and Enjoy Together by Debra Ponzek (© 2006. Published by Clarkson/Potter Publishers, a division of Random House, Inc.).