Snap Peas with Pesto and Pine Nuts –serves 4-6

Snap Peas with Pesto and Pine Nuts

  • 1 lb. prepared snap peas, To prepare, remove and discard the stem end and string from each sugar snap pod
  • 1/3 cup basil or pesto of choice (recipe follows)
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 3-4 strips of cooked bacon (optional)

Steam snap peas in a pot with a steamer insert for about 5 minutes. They should still be somewhat crisp and have a bright green color.

Drain and toss with the pesto and top with the pine nuts.

For extra taste (and decadence) add some crumbled bacon. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

 

Snap Peas with Pesto and Pine Nuts

Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. prepared snap peas To prepare, remove and discard the stem end and string from each sugar snap pod
  • 1/3 cup basil or pesto of choice recipe follows
  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 3-4 strips of cooked bacon optional

Instructions

  1. Steam snap peas in a pot with a steamer insert for about 5 minutes. They should still be somewhat crisp and have a bright green color.
  2. Drain and toss with the pesto and top with the pine nuts.
  3. For extra taste (and decadence) add some crumbled bacon. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
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