Lemony snow peas and mushrooms

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PREP TIME

30 min

Makes

8 to 10 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 6 minutes
Lemony snow peas and mushrooms

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Ingredients

  • 1 kg snow peas , or sugar snap peas
  • 500 g mixed mushrooms , such as button, cremini and shiitake
  • 2 tbsp garlic butter , or 2 tbsp butter and 1 minced garlic clove
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 small lemon
  • pinch pepper

Instructions

  • Pull tough strings from snow peas and cut off stems. Slice mushrooms. If using shiitake, discard stems. Thinly slice caps.
  • Melt butter in a large wide frying pan or saucepan over medium-high heat. When bubbly, add mushrooms. Sprinkle with salt. Stir often until mushrooms begin to soften and turn brown around edges, 4 to 6 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, finely grate 1 tbsp (15 mL) peel and measure out 2 tbsp (30 mL) juice from lemon. When mushrooms are brown, stir in snow peas, lemon peel, juice and pepper. Stir often until snow peas are tender-crisp, 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 66,
  • Protein
  • 3.8 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8 g,
  • Fat
  • 2.6 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3.2 g,
  • Sodium
  • 261 mg.

Tangy fresh lemon juice and peel brighten up delicate snow peas and buttery mushrooms in this winning side dish. Crunchy peas and soft, succulent mushrooms gives this dish a pleasing texture.