These veggies are great raw or tossed in a salad or pasta. Enjoy them from April through August.
smooth and plump emerald-colored pods that "snap" when broken in half.
pods that are no more than 2 1/2 inches in length (overgrown peas will be tough).
by snapping off the stem end and removing the flosslike strand that runs along the seam.
in a plastic bag with a paper towel for about 5 days (the paper towel keeps the peas from spoiling).
TRY THESE RECIPES:
Sugar Snap Peas with Sweet Onion Vinaigrette
Sugar Snap Peas-and-Salami Stir-Fry
Sugar Snap Peas with Frizzled Mushrooms
See all sugar snap pea recipes
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