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A bowlful of sauteed sugar snap peas.
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5 from 4 votes

Sauteed Sugar Snap Peas

Fresh sugar snap peas sauteed with garlic and shallots.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Vegetable
Cuisine: American
Keyword: sauteed peas, sauteed sugar snap peas
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 67kcal
Author: Kathy


  • 8 oz sugar snap peas
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon shallots finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • pinch salt
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds toasted


  • Fill a sauce pan with water. Bring to a boil. Drop peas into boiling water for 45-60 seconds. Remove from water and plunge into ice water. When cooled, drain and set aside.
  • Put olive oil in a sautee pan over medium low heat. Add shallots and cook for one minute. Add garlic and stir for 30 seconds. Add drained peas.  Sautee for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Sprinkle with salt and squeeze 1/2 lemon over peas. Toss to coat.
  • Place in serving bowl and sprinkle with sesame seeds. 


Calories: 67kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 132mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 615IU | Vitamin C: 41.4mg | Calcium: 38mg | Iron: 1.4mg