Sugar snap pea

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Sugar snap pea

  • Are you aware that a 100-calorie serving of sugar snap peas contains more protein than a whole egg or tablespoon of peanut butter?
  • Are you aware that sugar snap peas are from the legume family? (Legumes are plants that produce pods containing edible, fleshy seeds.)
  • Are you aware that sugar snap peas are green?
  • Are you aware that about 1 cup of sugar snap peas equals 45 calories?
  • Are you aware that the pods of sugar snap peas are plump, sweet and tender?
Gary's Sugar Snap Peas and Pea Blossom
Gary's Sugar Snap Peas and Pea Blossom
  • Are you aware that there are other varieties of snap peas including Sugar Rae, Sugar Bon and Sugar Ann?
  • Are you aware that frozen or fresh sugar snap peas make a great cold snack with dip? (Blanch, “shock” in ice water and chill. Serve as a finger food with your favorite dip.)
  • Are you aware that sugar snap peas are only available fresh and frozen? (The high temperatures used for canning would destroy the structure of the pod.)
  • Are you aware that sugar snap peas require very little cooking time? (Cook only 2-3 minutes at a simmer. If overcooked the pods soften and the flavor is destroyed.)
Sugar Snap Peas and Blue Hill Farm Ricotta
Sugar Snap Peas and Blue Hill Farm Ricotta

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