Peas, Sugar Snap

Nutritional Information
Excellent source of vitamin C. Good source of vitamin A.

What To Look For
Pods should be plump, firm, bright green, and crisp. Avoid those with brown spots or shriveled appearance.

Easy Storage and Preparation
Do not shell the peas before cooking, as the entire pod is eaten.

Penne with Summer Squash, Zucchini and Sugar Snap Peas
Stir-Fried Beef with Sugar Snap Peas and Baby Carrots
Roasted Sugar Snap Peas with Shallots

Other Vegetables

Beans, Snap

Onions, Green
Peas, English
Peas, Sugar Snap

Swiss Chard
see also:  Spring Fruit Guide
Summer Vegetable Guide | Summer Fruit Guide
Fall Vegetable Guide | Fall Fruit Guide
Winter Vegetable Guide | Winter Fruit Guide
related links:  FDA's Tips for Handling Fresh Produce

An excellent source contains more than 20 percent of the Daily Value for that nutrient. A good source contains between 10 and 19 percent of the Daily Value.

   Source: Copyright 2000 by Ellen Haas.
From the book "Great Adventures in Food" By Ellen Haas.
Used with permission of St. Martin's Press, LLC.

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