Sugar Snap Peas with Marinated Cherry Tomatoes

Sugar Snap Peas with Marinated Cherry Tomatoes

Difficulty: Beginner Prep Time 10 min Cook Time 10 min Total Time 20 mins Servings: 4 Best Season: Summer


This recipe highlights sugar snap peas, which are a cross between garden peas and snow peas, are high in iron and vitamin A. 



  1. In a large, non-reactive bowl, combine tomatoes, 2 tablespoons olive oil, minced garlic, ¼ teaspoon salt, and pepper. stir to combine; set aside.

  2. Meanwhile, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. add the sliced garlic, crushed red pepper, and a pinch of salt. cook uncovered for 30 seconds until the garlic is fragrant but not browning.

  3. Turn the heat to medium-high and add the sugar snap peas and the water. quickly put the lid on the skillet to trap the steam that is created. cook covered for 2 minutes, then uncover and cook for about 2 more minutes, stirring frequently, until the sugar snap peas are bright green and crisp-tender and the water has evaporated. remove from heat and stir in the lemon juice.

  4. Transfer the sugar snap peas to a shallow serving bowl. arrange tomatoes and their juice across the top, then scatter the basil. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

Servings 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 157
Calories from Fat
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10.5g17%
Saturated Fat 1.5g8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 153mg7%
Potassium 338mg10%
Total Carbohydrate 12.4g5%
Dietary Fiber 4g16%
Sugars 6.2g
Protein 4.3g9%

Vitamin A %
Vitamin C 119%
Calcium 7%
Iron 18%
Vitamin D 0%
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Average cost of recipe per serving: $1.83

Note: The costs are an estimated calculation and are subject to variation depending on the time of year and your location.

Keywords: sugar snap peas, cherry tomatoes
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