sugar snap pea

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To save time and pots, add the sugar snap peas to the pasta about 2 minutes before the pasta is finished cooking. Linda Gassenheimer, miamiherald, "Sweet peas a tasty pairing with this fresh sole dish," 3 June 2018 Add the sugar snap peas and continue to boil 2 to 3 minutes or until pasta is cooked al dente. Drain leaving about 1 tablespoon cooking water on the pasta. Linda Gassenheimer, miamiherald, "Sweet peas a tasty pairing with this fresh sole dish," 3 June 2018 Soy sauce and sherry make a sauce for a weeknight stir-fry of skirt steak and sweet, crunchy sugar snap peas. Karoline Boehm Goodnick, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: Start a weeknight stir-fry in a very hot pan with skirt steak, sugar snaps, and peppers," 7 May 2018 Pour dressing into a shallow bowl and pile sugar snap peas in the center. Claire Saffitz, Bon Appetit, "Sugar Snap Pea Salad," 23 Apr. 2018 Add asparagus and sugar snap peas, and cook for 3 minutes or until just tender. Susan Russo, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Easy recipes for a pasta party," 2 Apr. 2018 Arata, which has sleek, minimalist décor, will serve kimchi pancakes; several salads; rice cakes with long beans and sugar snap peas; tempura mushroom hand rolls; and steamed buns with mushrooms, eggplant and other fillings tucked inside. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Matthew Kenney’s Latest, Nodding to Japan, Opens in the East Village," 1 May 2018 After dining on a decadent spread of beetroot, orange, and carrot salad; sugar snap peas and spring greens in a lemon truffle vinaigrette; and grilled chicken with wild mushrooms, shallots, and herbs, everyone could have danced all night. Maria Ward, Vogue, "Uma Thurman and Hugh Jackman Could Have Danced All Night at the Broadway Opening of My Fair Lady," 20 Apr. 2018 Add sugar snap peas and beans and simmer until vegetables are just tender, 3 to 4 minutes more. Discard thyme sprigs. Woman's Day Kitchen, Woman's Day, "Spring Minestrone Soup," 18 Apr. 2018

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sugar snap pea

noun

English Language Learners Definition of sugar snap pea

: a type of pea whose thick outer part and seeds can be eaten

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