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
Peas and Pea Shoots with Spring Onions and Mint
“Come March, it’s no longer possible to be inspired by root vegetables,” says chef Mike Lata of Fig in Charleston, South Carolina. “You’ve done everything you can.” When spring finally arrives, he uses delicate peas and pea shoots to make this simple side dish. “Cooking in the spring is like make-up sex after the bitter fight with winter,” he says. More Spring Recipes Recipes for Peas