They have an edible pod and they are delicious and addictive eaten straight off the vine. Lucky you, if you're finding these straight from the farm in your CSA box! You can snack on them raw, or cook them quickly in hot oil, like these Sesame Snow Peas. More ideas below...
There's more gardening and nutritional info on sugar snap peas at the OSU Agricultural Extension, as well as a recipe for Creamed Sugar Snap Pea Soup. Over at Stephen Cooks he combines two CSA box staples with this recipe for Baby Turnips and Sugar Snap Peas.
Do you do anything fancy with your fresh sugar snaps? Or do you just like them raw?
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