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Sunday Snapshots: Snow Peas

by Spicie Foodie on November 18, 2012

Sunday Snapshots: Snow Peas

Happy Sunday! Today I’m sharing some overdue snapshots of snow peas and a little information about them. They are one of my favorite ingredients. What about you, do you like them?

Sunday Snapshots: Snow Peas

~Also know as Chinese snow pea, Chinese pea pod, sugar pea, mangetout, or edible-podded pea.

~Are a legume or variety of pea that is eaten whole and while still unripe.

Sunday Snapshots: Snow Peas

~They are flat, and thin with tiny seeds inside. The taste crisp is a tad bit sweet.

~Use as soon as possible. Otherwise increase their shelf life by storing dry and inside a perforated bag in the refrigerator.

~Snow peas are low in calories and contain Vitamins A and C, as well as iron and potassium.

~Can be stir fried briefly, sautéed or eaten raw.

Sunday Snapshots: Snow Peas

Try these recipes
Asian Slaw with Ponzu Dressing by Steamy Kitchen

Stir Fried Shrimp with Red Bell Pepper and Snow Peas by Daily Musings

Slow-Cooker Coconut Ginger Chicken & Vegetables by Simple Bites

Sambal Goreng Printil by Javaholic

Stir Fry Sirloin with Snow Peas by Very Culinary

Snow Pea Salad with Sesame Dressing by A Thought For Food

Grilled manchego and snow pea sandwich by Petite Decadence

green pea curry by The Stone Soup

Eggplant and Snow Pea Curry by Fine Dinning Lovers

Sunday Snapshots: Snow Pease

Have a great one!

 

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