snow peas

This simple recipe is one of my favorite easy side dishes. These snow peas are delicious warm, and the leftovers are great cold the next day too.

I’ve always preferred my veggies lightly cooked, with added butter. They’re easier to digest, and the butter allows you to absorb the nutrients more easily from the vegetables.

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Snow Peas Sauteed in Butter With Garlic

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 100 kcal
Author: Cara


  • 2 tablespoons butter grassfed, or coconut oil
  • 1 pound snow peas
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Pinch sea salt


  1. In a skillet over medium heat, melt butter.  Peel and crush garlic, add garlic, snow peas, and sea salt to the melted butter.
  2. Keep on medium heat, and stir every minute or so for 5 minutes, or until peas just start to turn bright green.
  3. Remove from heat and serve, peas will continue to cook a bit even after you remove them from heat.  The key to these snow peas being good the next day too is to not overcook.
Nutrition Facts
Snow Peas Sauteed in Butter With Garlic
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 100 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 54mg2%
Potassium 226mg6%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 1405IU28%
Vitamin C 68.5mg83%
Calcium 51mg5%
Iron 2.4mg13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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