Stir-Fried Garlicky Snow Pea Shoots
This recipe from cookbook author Grace Young is a delicious example of a “clear” stir-fry that uses very few ingredients, focusing on a pure translation of simple flavors. Sweet, tender snow pea shoots shine through mellow garlic, while white pepper perfumes the dish with its mild heat and fragrant floral notes. If using a skillet, cook the pea shoots in two batches to avoid crowding the pan.
Sugar Snap Peas Recipes
Sugar snap peas add a nice and healthy crunch to any recipe, including a prosciutto salad, oyster mushrooms in sherried cream and a red cabbage slaw with sesame-ginger dressing.
Black-Eyed Peas with Coconut Milk and Ethiopian Spices
This creamy, complex-tasting dish from chef Marcus Samuelsson relies on assertive African flavors like berbere (an Ethiopian spice mix) and coconut milk. Don’t leave out the habanero—it’s not too hot because it’s seeded, and it adds a fruity, tropical flavor. Slideshow: More Recipes from Marcus Samuelsson
6 Ways to Showcase Peas
Sweet peas might be the one vegetable that’s just as good (if not sometimes better) frozen as fresh. Here are six ways to use them that will really let them shine during their peak season.
Spring Pea Falafel with Marinated Radishes and Minted Yogurt
The Good News Instead of deep-frying the falafel patties, Nicki Reiss sautés them in a lightly oiled pan. And she serves them with a low-fat yogurt sauce instead of the usual rich sesame-based tahini. More Recipes With Peas