Sugar Snap Peas
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An All American Gold Medal Winner, Sugar Snap Peas are a group of edible podded peas that were developed by breeding a Chinese snow pea with a mutant pea plant. The result is a snappy sweet pea with thicker walls and plump pods.
Sugar Snap Peas are available year-round.
Sugar snap peas provide an excellent source of protein.
The best way to know if sugar snap peas are fresh and sweet is simply by tasting them. A versatile culinary delight, sugar snap peas are welcome in a myriad of dishes. A healthy side dish, serve with main entrées. Toss into fresh mixed green salads. Make a scrumptious chilled fresh pea salad. Peas pair well with cheese. Enhance stews and soups. To store, refrigerate in a plastic bag. For optimum quality and flavor, use within one week.
Locally grown at 2 Peas in a Pod, Arroyo Grande, California, this reputed farm specializes in premium peas and beans and has since 1988. An ideal climate compatible for these two very popular culinary vegetables is credited for superior yields harvested on twenty acres of fertile land. Sugar snap peas are harvested year round, unlike English peas which are susceptible to frost damage which causes a delay in this pea's harvest resulting in a lower volume of English peas. Specialty Produce strongly supports and endorses the California farming industry and our local growers, ranchers and farmers.
Recipes that include Sugar Snap Peas. One is easiest, three is harder.
|Vegan Yum Yum||Vegetable Tempura|
|Blissful Basil||Spring Green Vegetable Rolls with Herb Tzatziki Sauce|
|Amateur Gourmet||Pickled Sugar Snap Peas|
|Averie Cooks||Green Powerhouse Salad with Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette|