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Buttery Sautéed Sugar Snap Peas

Buttery Sautéed Sugar Snap Peas with coarse salt makes them a PERFECT side dish ready in 5 minutes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 serves as a side dish
Calories: 84kcal
Author: Karina


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter
  • 1 lb. (500 g) fresh sugar snap peas, stem ends and string removed from each pod
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt, plus extra to serve
  • 1/2 teaspoon black cracked pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional for some heat


  • Heat oil and butter together in a large pan over medium-high heat. When butter has melted, add the snap peas, tossing them around in the pan to coat in the oil/butter mixture. Season with salt, pepper and cayenne (if using) and sauté for until the snap peas are crisp-tender, about 4-5 minutes
  • Transfer to a serving bowl; season with extra coarse salt and pepper to serve.


Calories: 84kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Iron: 2mg