11 Recipes with Sugar or Snap Peas to Refresh Your Spring Menu

Minted Wild Rice and Barley Salad

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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Confetti Chicken Big Bowl

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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Tortellini-Vegetable Bake

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

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Asian Cabbage Salad with Peanut Butter Dressing

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.

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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.

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

Sugar Snap Pea, Radish, and Goat Cheese Salad

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

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Soba Noodle Bowl

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

Risotto with Chicken and 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

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

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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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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Spaghetti with Asian Peanut Sauce

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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