Sugar Snap Peas with Garlic and Mint


Adapted from the recipe in Fine Cooking, shared by My Saratoga Kitchen Table

Serves: 4



*Ingredients currently available at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market

  • 2 garlic cloves*, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil*, plus 2 teaspoons olive oil*
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound sugar snapped peas*, trimmed
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh mint*
  • Fresh lemon juice
  • Sea salt flakes



  1. In a small bowl, combine the garlic, olive oil, and red pepper flakes. Heat the 2 teaspoons of olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the snap peas and cook without moving until blackened in spots, 2 to 3 minutes. Take the skillet off the heat, add the garlic mixture and stir until fragrant, 15 to 30 seconds. Transfer to a serving bowl, toss with the mint and season to taste with lemon juice and salt.