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Sugar Snap Peas

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A sugar snap pea has an edible shell that is less fibrous. A snap pea pod is not waxy like an English pea’s, however the membranous string running along the top of the pod should be removed before eating, in a process called “stringing.”

Tutti Frutti Farms Sugar Snap Peas

They are best when the pod begins to thicken a little, but before the peas grow large. When sugar snap peas are ready to be picked, the pods will snap much like a bean.

Sugar snap peas, however, are eaten whole, with the peas still inside the pod. They also can be blanched or eaten straight off the vine. They are often found in stir-fry recipes as well as salad and pasta dishes.

Try a simple stir fry with radishes and sugar snap peas