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Tangy Sugar Snap Peas

Rated as 3.77 out of 5 Stars

"Our Test Kitchen staff created this mouth-watering side dish that comes together quickly in the microwave. A sweet and tangy glaze complements the crisp peas and onion in this made-in-moments recipe."
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Ingredients

10 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, combine the peas, onion and 2 tablespoons water. Cover and cook on high for 5-7 minutes or until crisp-tender, stirring twice; drain. In a small microwave-safe bowl, combine the sugar, cornstarch and pepper; stir in the vinegar and remaining water until smooth. Cook, uncovered, on high for 30-45 seconds or until thickened, stirring once. Add to pea mixture; toss to coat.

Footnotes

  • This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
  • Nutritional Analysis: One 3/4-cup serving equals 75 calories, trace fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 1 mg sodium, 16 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 3 g protein. Diabetic Exchange: 3 vegetable.

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Most helpful positive review

These were wonderful! I didn't cook them in the microwave, though. I sauteed them in butter and then added the rest of the ingredients. Yummy!

Most helpful critical review

I really thought this would be good. I love a tangy taste - and I love my sugar snap peas. Unfortunately, this was NOT "two great tastes that taste good together"! The sweet and sour taste ju...

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These were wonderful! I didn't cook them in the microwave, though. I sauteed them in butter and then added the rest of the ingredients. Yummy!

I really thought this would be good. I love a tangy taste - and I love my sugar snap peas. Unfortunately, this was NOT "two great tastes that taste good together"! The sweet and sour taste ju...

These peas were delicious and super easy. The microwave preparation cooked them perfectly and made life easier when paying attention to multiple sides on the stovetop. I was afraid these would...

This was OK, but has promise. I was dissapointed in the color of the dish after microwaving. Peas were not a real bright green and onions looked pale. I think I'd try sauteing the onions in oliv...

I really liked these peas cooked this way. I thought the sauce was excellent. it was easy to throw together and went really well with a polynesian inspired main dish. We did cook it in the micro...

Nothing to get too excited over. It was okay though. I expected it to taste more like a tasty glaze than mush. My wife agrees.

I served this at a family BBQ and it was a big hit! Everyone asked for the recipe.

I tried this recipe tonight starting with frozen peas. The peas are *okay* with this sauce on them, but really much better just steamed. I felt like I wasted a bag of sugar snap peas! Wont make ...

This was a pleasant change from regular snap peas. I would fix it again. It does seem to be lacking something but can't put my finger on it. Still, quite good.