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
Pea Consommé with Mint
The Good News This delicate broth is full of vitamin C, thanks to the pea pods Jeremy Fox simmers. (Snow peas are just as delicious and easier to find.) He tops the consommé with shards of white chocolate because he likes the way it brings out the peas' sweetness while adding only a little fat. Healthy Soups