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Snow Peas with Leek and Herbs
© Lucy Schaeffer

Snow Peas with Leek and Herbs

  • ACTIVE: 20 MIN
  • TOTAL TIME: 30 MIN
  • SERVINGS: 4
  • BASIC-EASY
  • FAST
  • HEALTHY
  • VEGETARIAN

  1. 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  2. 1 small leek, white and pale green parts only, thinly sliced
  3. Salt
  4. 1/2 pound snow peas, trimmed
  5. 2 teaspoons unsalted butter
  6. 2 tablespoons minced chives
  7. 1 teaspoon chopped tarragon
  8. 1 teaspoon chopped thyme
  9. Freshly ground pepper
  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil. Add the leek and a pinch of salt and cook over moderate heat until softened, about 4 minutes. Add the snow peas, cover and cook, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Remove from the heat. Stir in the butter, chives, tarragon and thyme, season with salt and pepper and serve.