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Sugar Snap Peas with Lemon, Garlic and Basil

Sugar Snap Peas with Lemon, Garlic and Basil

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"Wow this was great! Light, fresh and crunchy. The combination of lemon, garlic and basil really made the dish pop. Will definitely be making this recipe again. "

- ees55

Ingredients

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SEASONINGS
1 tb Lemon juice
4 Loosely packed c pea pods
Zest of 1 medium lemon
2 tb olive oil
8 Basil leaves; chopped fine
BLANCHED SUGAR SNAP PEAS
1 md Garlic; minced
Black Pepper; ground
1 ts Salt
1/2 ts Salt

Original recipe makes 6

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Preparation

Blanching of Sugar Snap Peas: Bring 6 cups water to brisk boil in 3- or 4-quart saucepan. Add salt and peas and cook until crisp-tender, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, depending on size of peas. Drain peas, shock in ice water, drain again and pat dry. Peas can be set aside for up to one hour. Seasoning: Heat oil over medium heat in medium saute pan. Add zest and garlic; saute until garlic is soft but not browned, about 2 minutes. Add peas, lemon juice, and basil; too to combine. Cook until just heated through, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper to taste; serve immediately. From Cooks Illustrated, May/June 1997 Issue. WONDERFUL! Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V4 #148 by "Marijo Yates" on May 28, 1997

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Wow this was great! Light, fresh and crunchy. The combination of lemon, garlic and basil really made the dish pop. Will definitely be making this recipe again.
ees55 4 months ago
marlonickell 2 years ago
Shocked them this time and they came out better than ever, however this time I used about a tbsp of dried basil instead. Still delicious!
Mrsswill 2 years ago
Loved this recipe with the ingredients added just as they were instructed. Failed to shock them, but they were still very flavorful.
Mrsswill 2 years ago
Agreed, far to much lemon. I think half the amount would do nicely.
Evostance 3 years ago
maybe just a tiny bit too much lemon, but this recipe is excellent! make sure to use good quality snap peas.
flower_child 5 years ago
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