Fresh Recipes with Spring Snap Peas

Springtime means fresh snow peas and sugar snap peas are in their prime. We've collected our favorite recipes for main dishes, soups, salads, and sides starring fresh spring peas.


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    • Sugar Snap Pea Slaw

      A creamy Dijon dressing, crisp snap peas, and crunchy apples and cabbage make this potluck-ready salad the perfect side dish for spring.

    • Crunchy Parmesan Sugar Snap Peas

      Serve an irresistible crispy, buttery vegetable side that gets a one-two punch of texture from panko crumbs and Parmesan cheese.

    • Spicy Shrimp & Sugar Snap Peas Kabobs

      A quick Sriracha marinade lends its signature zip to fresh pea, shrimp, and tomatoes in our delightful grilled spring kabobs.

    • Chicken with Asparagus & Peas

      Saucy grilled chicken gets upgraded with a vegetable salad of bacon, snap peas, carrots, and mint.

    • Tortellini-Vegetable Bake

      One of the veggie stars of this delicious spring casserole? The crunchy snap pea.

    • Asian Cabbage Salad with Peanut Butter Dressing

      A quick homemade peanut dressing transforms snap peas, almonds, and coleslaw into a refreshing, flavorful Asian salad. If you can't find jicama, one reviewer suggests substituting apple.

    • Turkey-Bacon Salad

      Start with leftover turkey and toss with bacon, snap peas, and lettuce in a creamy dill and Dijon dressing. In fewer than 20 minutes, you'll have a healthy, refreshing meal.

    • Wheat Berry, Sugar Snap Pea, Radish & Goat Cheese Salad

      Enjoyably chewy wheat berries -- whole, unprocessed wheat kernels -- star alongside crunchy fresh snap peas and radishes in this healthy salad recipe.

    • Sugar Snap Peas with Orange-Ginger Butter

      Zippy ginger mixes with sweet marmalade and tangy vinegar for a bold-flavored sauce that takes cooked snap peas to a whole new level of deliciousness.

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      Soba Noodle Bowl

      Your local noodle restaurant has nothing on our homemade Asian-inspired noodle bowl peppered with chicken, snap peas, and carrots.

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      Risotto with Chicken & Spring Peas

      Sit down to a healthy risotto for two with peas, chicken, and herbs. Creamy, flavorful, and ready in 30 minutes, it's a recipe you'll want to keep on hand.

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      Honey-Roast Chicken with Spring Peas & Shallots

      If you want a meal that exemplifies spring, look no further than our crispy baked chicken on a bed of lemons, shallots, and fresh peas simmered in sparkling champagne.

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      Chicken & Tortilla Soup

      Leftover chicken tries its hand as a main component of our warm-spiced vegetable soup that also stars zucchini, sugar snap peas, and jalapeno, as well as a crunchy tortilla-strip topper.

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      Spinach Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

      A bright salad of spinach, Swiss chard, and fresh peas gets a double dose of sweetness from fresh cut strawberries and simple homemade berry vinaigrette.

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      Sweet-and-Sour Chicken Bowl

      Leftover chicken works overtime in our easy coleslaw and snow pea salad tossed with a fruity, tangy dressing.

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      Confetti Chicken Big Bowl

      Filled with snap peas, peppers, red curry paste, and coconut milk, this one-pot Asian-inspired dish is ready in just over 30 minutes. You can find red curry paste in the Asian aisle at your grocery store.

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      Tilapia with Almond Butter

      Need a fast dinner that's healthy, too? Try our buttery almond-topped tilapia served on a bed of crispy snow peas.

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      Wheat Berry Salad with Dried Apricots

      Wheat berries add their chewy texture and nutty flavor to this simple salad of apricots, cranberries, snow peas, and garbanzo beans with a light lemon dressing.

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      Sesame-Ginger Barbecued Chicken

      A simple homemade Asian sauce gives grilled chicken loads of zippy flavor, while rice noodles and sugar snap peas add a touch of lightness to this healthy dinner idea.

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      Spaghetti with Asian Peanut Sauce

      Peanut butter is the secret to our easy Asian-inspired sauce that tastes great with the veggies, snow peas, and chicken in our quick and healthy spaghetti supper.

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      Chicken Curry Skillet with Rice Noodles

      Sweet coconut milk and bold curry paste balance out this 30-minute skillet dinner that features loads of veggies, chicken, and wide rice noodles.

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      Hearty Garlic & Snap Pea Soup

      Sugar snap peas and Yukon Gold potatoes team up with bold-flavor fennel and savory garlic in our mouthwatering spring soup recipe.

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      Thai Chicken Stir-Fry

      A busy weeknight calls for a quick and easy stir-fry recipe, and this veggie-packed dish with soy and ginger dressing fills the bill.

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      Asian Cobb-Style Salad

      For a vegetarian dish that's loaded with protein, try tempeh, or fermented soybean cake. We like to pair it with spinach, cabbage, and snow peas and toss it all together in a refreshing mint and ginger dressing.

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      Skillet-Roasted Vegetables

      Introducing your new go-to vegetable side dish: It's got beets, potatoes, and peas cooked to toasty perfection and served with a light lemon and herb dressing.

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      Soy-Ginger Soup

      Somen noodles -- very thin Japanese wheat noodles -- give this flavorful, veggie-packed soup its light, airy texture.

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      Sugar Snap Pea & Cantaloupe Salad

      Ribbons of cantaloupe add bright color and flavor to our surprisingly delicious and elegant snow pea and watercress salad.

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      Minted Wild Rice & Barley Salad

      Chewy barley, crunchy pea pods, and hearty wild rice get a touch of bright flavor from orange juice and fresh mint. This versatile salad is perfect for any season.

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      Easy Fruit Cobblers and Crisps

      Cobblers and crisps traditionally are warm fruit desserts with a biscuit or crunchy topping. Thanks to the availability of fresh, frozen, and canned fruits, you can enjoy cobblers and crisps any time of year. Among the variety of fruits, spices, and toppings in these recipes, you'll find the perfect one for you.
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