Snow Peas with Toasted Sesame Seeds

Snow Peas with Toasted Sesame Seeds

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total: 10 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Crisp snow peas are sautéed with shallots and garlic and then tossed with sesame seeds in this elegant side dish recipe.


  • 1 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 pound snow peas, stringed
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


  1. Place the olive oil into a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Once it begins to shimmer, add the shallots and sauté for 1 minute, and then add the snow peas and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  2. Add the garlic to the pan and sauté the mixture for 2 minutes. Stir in the sesame oil, sesame seeds and a few pinches of salt and pepper and toss the mixture well to combine. Serve immediately.


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