July 2021 — Lemon-Mint Sugar Snap Peas

A tasty summer side dish straight from the garden or the farmer’s market!


  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 lb. sugar snap peas
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or crushed
  • 2 Tbsp. minced fresh mint (Note: We used fresh spearmint)
  • 2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 1 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • Kosher salt to taste


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  2. Add the sugar snap peas and sauté over high heat, stirring frequently for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add garlic and continue cooking for about 5-6 minutes until the peas are tender-crisp and slightly charred or blistering.
  4. Remove from the heat and stir in the mint, lemon zest and juice and a pinch of salt.
  5. Taste and add more salt and/or lemon juice if desired. Serve warm.

Serves 4-6. Recipe adapted from Co-op: Welcome to the Table.