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       Title: Sugar Snap Peas with Lemon, Garlic and Basil
  Categories: Vegetables, Side dishes
       Yield: 6 Servings
 
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       1 ts Salt
       4 c  Loosely packed pods ~ 1 lb
 
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       2 T  Olive oil
       1 T  Lemon juice
            Zest of 1 medium lemon
       1 md Garlic clove, minced
       8    Basil leaves chopped fine
     1/2 ts Salt
            Ground black pepper
 
   Blanching of Sugar Snap Peas:
 
   Bring 6 cups water to brisk boil in 3- or 4-quart saucepan.  Add salt
   and peas and cook until crisp-tender, 1 1/2 to 2 minutes, depending
   on size of peas.  Drain peas, shock in ice water, drain again and pat
   dry.  Peas can be set aside for up to one hour.
 
   Seasoning:
 
   Heat oil over medium heat in medium saute pan.  Add zest and garlic;
   saute until garlic is soft but not browned, about 2 minutes.  Add
   peas, lemon juice, and basil; too to combine.  Cook until just heated
   through, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes.  Season with salt and pepper to taste;
   serve immediately.
 
   From Cook’s Illustrated, May/June 1997 Issue.  WONDERFUL!
 
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