2-Ingredient Italian Sugar Snap Peas
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
2 mins
Total Time
12 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 5 cups
Calories: 56.1 kcal
Author: The Seasoned Mom
  • 1 lb. trimmed sugar snap peas about 5 cups
  • 3 tablespoons of your favorite store-bought or homemade Italian salad dressing*
  1. Bring 6 cups of water to a boil in a large saucepan.
  2. Add trimmed sugar snap peas and 1 teaspoon of salt to the boiling water, and cook snap peas until crisp-tender (about 1 ½ to 2 minutes).
  3. While the snap peas are cooking, fill a large bowl with ice water.
  4. Drain peas, transfer to ice water, then drain again and dry with paper towels.
  5. Place snap peas in a serving bowl and toss with dressing. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate until ready to serve.
Recipe Notes

*For a quick store-bought option, I like Ken’s Steakhouse Lite Northern Italian with Basil and Romano dressing.

For a simple homemade vinaigrette, whisk together the following ingredients and use 3 tablespoons of the homemade dressing for your snap peas:


Nutrition Facts
2-Ingredient Italian Sugar Snap Peas
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 56.1 Calories from Fat 15
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1.7g 3%
Sodium 109.7mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 7.8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%
Sugars 3.5g
Protein 2.1g 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.