Easy Herbed Sugar Snap Peas

by Marla on March 23, 2012 · 39 comments

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A healthy side dish in a snap! Easy Herbed Sugar Snap Peas recipe.

Easy Herbed Sugar Snap Peas. 5 very simple words that are easy to say and even easier to eat! Recently McCormick spices reached out to me to share a recipe from their website. There are many great ones to choose from. I chose these spring peas in celebration of the imminent arrival of warmer weather, the beautiful color green, the celebration of vegetables and real food.

Butter, herbs and sugar snap peas. Simplicity and pure joy!

Easy Herbed Sugar Snap Peas Recipe

Sugar Snap peas are a favorite vegetable over here. They have a delicate flavor that adapts well to all kinds of sauces, seasonings and spices. They are also delicious out of hand. No cooking necessary at all!

In honor of spring, McCormick is looking to inspire their fans with delicious recipes to enjoy all year long…featured on their new Pinterest page!

A healthy side dish in a snap! Easy Herbed Sugar Snap Peas recipe.

I love Pinterest. I have boards for just about everything. From Wonder Woman to Layer Cake Love! to Props I Need. You can find me always on the hunt and posting my favorite online finds.

Take a peek at my  McCormick Pin-spiration board.  Lots of fun recipes to cook and bake up for the spring at any time at all.

Easy Herbed Sugar Snap Peas Recipe, Liberty Tana Lawn Fabric

McCormick would love if you joined in on this fun Spring Pin-spiration event! Pinners will be entered to win one of 25 spring baking kits, and 10 winners will also have their original photos posted on the McCormick.com Look Book!

How it Works

  1. Follow McCormick on Pinterest (Pinterest.com/McCormickSpices)
  2. Create your own “McCormick Pin-spiration” board
  3. Select five spring recipes from McCormick.com to pin on your board
  4. Snap a photo of your own re-creation of one of the recipes
  5. Don’t forget! Tag all of the pins on the board with the tag @McCormick Pin-spiration and include ename of the McCormick product used in the personal recipe photo
  6. Email your completed board to mccormickpinterest@webershandwick.com
  7. Pinners will be entered to win one of 25 spring baking kits, and 10 winners will also have their original photos posted on the McCormick.com Look Book! Stay tuned for another FUN McCormick sponsored giveaway I will be posting soon.

Back to spring peas….add some butter, herbs and spices of your choice. This easy side dish comes together in minutes. What is not to love about crisp sugar snap peas and butter? Serve then with your favorite protein for lunch, dinners and Easter brunch.

Easy Herbed Sugar Snap Peas Recipe

You can also top with sprinkles of grated parmesan and coarse sea salt. Have flavor & healthful fun with a sweet green snap.

Easy. Herbed. Peas. It’s that simple!

*recipe from McCormick.com

Easy Herbed Sugar Snap Peas

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 6 minutes

Total Time: 11 minutes

Yield: 3 servings

Easy Herbed Sugar Snap Peas

Ingredients

Method

  • Place sugar snap peas in medium saucepan. Add water and salt. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to low; simmer 4 to 6 minutes or until sugar snap peas are tender-crisp. Drain.
  • Melt butter in same saucepan. Add basil and onion powder; mix well. Add sugar snap peas; toss to coat well. Serve immediately.
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