Sugar Snap Peas with Shallots

Sugar Snap Peas with Shallots

  • Prep: 14 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 14 min
  • Serving: 4 Servings

Use fresh, seasonal sugar snap peas from your local farmer’s market for a lovely crisp and bright side dish.


  • 1 pound fresh sugar snap peas
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon good olive oil
  • 3 large shallots, large-diced


  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to boil over high heat.
  2. Add the peas and blanch for 3 minutes, then drain and place in a bowl of cold water to stop from cooking.
  3. Place the butter and the oil into a large sauté pan over medium heat; add the shallots and sauté for about 8 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Stir in the beans and sprinkle the mixture with a few pinches of salt and pepper. Toss to combine and cook until heated through. Serve immediately.


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