Flavorful Sugar Snap Peas


Classifications: Vegetables

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 pound fresh sugar snap or snow peas

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1/2 cup finely chopped fully cooked ham

1 clove garlic, minced

1/2 teaspoon dried thyme

1/8 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon pepper

Instructions: Cook peas in small amount of water until crisp-tender, about 3-4 minutes. Heat oil in a large skillet; add ham, garlic and thyme. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Drain peas; add to skillet and saute for 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: One 1/2-cup serving (prepared with low-fat ham) equals 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat: also, 53 calories, 167 mg sodium, 4 mg cholesterol, 5 gm carbohydrate, 3 gm protein, 2 gm fat.

Serves: 8

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