Peas with Lemon and Tarragon

Peas with Lemon and Tarragon

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 4 min
  • Total: 9 min
  • Serving: 3 Servings

This lovely side dish recipe comprises of shelled sweet peas and whole sugar snap pea pods tossed in a rich and fragrant tarragon, lemon peel and butter sauce.

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  • 1/4 cup salted water
  • 6 ounces shelled sweet peas
  • 2 ounces whole sugar snap pea pods
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • 2 teaspoons snipped fresh tarragon
  • 1 teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh black pepper


  1. Place the salted water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Once boiling, add the peas and the pea pods and cook, covered, for 4 minutes. Drain well and then transfer to a serving bowl.
  2. Add the butter, tarragon, lemon peel and pepper to the bowl and gently toss to coat. Serve immediately.


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