sugar snap pea


Examples of sugar snap pea in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The photo shows sugar snap peas, but the recipe offers the option of snow peas as well. Becky Krystal, Washington Post, 23 Mar. 2024 Snap Peas with Orange Zest and Buttery Almonds Ditch the green bean casserole and try this sugar snap pea dish instead. Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 22 Feb. 2024 Cut the sugar snap peas in half diagonally, then throw them, peas, pods and all, into the water. Kathleen Purvis, Charlotte Observer, 31 Jan. 2024 Serve this simple shrimp dish over rice and pair it with a green vegetable, such as sugar snap peas or broccoli, to make a well-rounded meal. Lisa Cericola, Southern Living, 5 Dec. 2023 The food: Prepared by the hotel’s in-house chef, Ambra Papa, the meal began with seasonal crudités, including purple and white heritage carrots, sugar snap peas and cherry tomatoes, served with red pepper hummus. Aimee Farrell, New York Times, 5 Oct. 2023 Some ideas for lunch-friendly veggies include cucumber slices, celery, carrot, or jicama sticks dunked into a low-fat dip or hummus or a small container of cherry tomatoes or sugar snap peas. Lizzie Bertrand, Chicago Tribune, 25 Aug. 2023 Quickly boil asparagus and sugar snap peas, adding peas in the final seconds of cooking to soften. Julia Levy, Southern Living, 4 Aug. 2023 Add asparagus and sugar snap peas to boiling water. Julia Levy, Southern Living, 4 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1979, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sugar snap pea was in 1979

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“Sugar snap pea.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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