TANGY  PEAS  WITH  TURMERIC

TANGY PEAS WITH TURMERIC

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 lb. sugar snap peas
  • 1 pkg. snow peas
  • 2 tsp. margarine
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp. finely chopped fresh mint
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions:

Bring 2 cups water to boil in medium sized pan. Snap the ends off the snap and snow peas.  Add the sugar snaps to the boiling water and time 30 seconds; add the snow peas and time 1 minute.  Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking completely.  Pat dry with paper towels.  In a medium skillet heat the margarine and olive oil over medium heat.  Add the garlic and saute 1 minute.  Add the turmeric and lemon juice; swirl to incorporate.  Add the peas, mint, salt and pepper.  Stir for about 2 minutes to heat the peas through.  Serve immediately.  All snow peas may be used if snap peas are out of season.

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