Quick recipe for sautéed sugar snap peas with garlic and lemon | Vegetables

Sweet peas are sometimes overlooked. We don’t know why! Snap peas are crunchy, cook quickly, and are sweet, so even picky eaters tend to like them. This easy Lemon Garlic Sautéed Snow Peas recipe is a refreshing veggie recipe to add to your menu rotation.

To clean snap peas, rinse them then remove the stem end with a sharp knife. Then remove the chain that runs along the pod. Simple! You can also use frozen snow peas for this easy and healthy recipe.

Type of cuisine: American

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 10 minutes

Total duration: 20 minutes

Servings: 6


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 pound snow peas, cleaned
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

Here’s how to do it:

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the snow peas and cook, stirring often, until they begin to blacken.
  2. Add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add lemon juice and stir. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for another 2 minutes and serve.

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