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Sugarsnap peas
Sugar snap peas combine peas and pod and the whole things can be eaten in one crunchy bite. Simply top and tail them and remove the string that connects the two ends of the pod. The French name mangetout, can be applied to both snow peas and sugar snap peas as it means Žat all".
Category: Vegetable
In Season: Summer
To Buy:
Buy crisp waxy looking sugar snap peas. The pods will be bright green and free of blemishes. Look for plump pods as they house the nicest round peas.
To Store:
Store in plastic in the crisper section of the fridge a d eat within 2 - 3 days of purchase.
Tips & Tricks:
Wash just before cooking and always remember to top and tail the peas and string. The string is too fibrous to eat
Cooking Tips:
Steam lightly for 2 minutes or drop them into stir fries for a couple of minutes before serving

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Moderate GI 55 - 70:
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Benefits the Following Health Conditions:*

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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