Lentils with Sugar Snap Peas

Lime Lentils with Sugar Snap Peas is a delicious healthy side dish made in less than 30 minutes.  These make a fantastic dish to serve with chicken or to have on the holiday dinner table.  Recipe uses 2 cups dry lentils and 1 1/2 cups fresh sugar snap peas.  

I first made these Lime Lentils during the Summer when we were in peak Sugar Snap Pea season.  I loved how easy they were to make.  I loved how economical the dish was (dry lentils are cheap!).  I loved how fresh the dish tasted due to the crunch of the peas.   A few months later it’s still one of our favorite side dishes.

Lime Lentils with Sugar Snap Peas is a delicious healthy side dish made in less than 30 minutes. These make a fantastic dish to serve with chicken or to have on the holiday dinner table. Recipe uses 2 cups dry lentils and 1 1/2 cups fresh sugar snap peas.

Lime Lentils Recipe

You’ll  need 1 1/2 cups sugar snap peas. The fresher the better.  These were just picked from the garden.
Lime Lentils with Sugar Snap Peas is a delicious healthy side dish made in less than 30 minutes. These make a fantastic dish to serve with chicken or to have on the holiday dinner table. Recipe uses 2 cups dry lentils and 1 1/2 cups fresh sugar snap peas.

After you remove the strings from the sugar snap peas, thinly slice them up.
Lime Lentils with Sugar Snap Peas is a delicious healthy side dish made in less than 30 minutes. These make a fantastic dish to serve with chicken or to have on the holiday dinner table. Recipe uses 2 cups dry lentils and 1 1/2 cups fresh sugar snap peas.

You’ll need 2 cups of dry lentils for this recipe. You can find dry lentils in a bag at the grocery store or some grocery stores have glass jars where you can scoop and weigh your own.
Lime Lentils with Sugar Snap Peas is a delicious healthy side dish made in less than 30 minutes. These make a fantastic dish to serve with chicken or to have on the holiday dinner table. Recipe uses 2 cups dry lentils and 1 1/2 cups fresh sugar snap peas.

And in less than 30 minutes you’ll have this delicious dish ready to eat!  I love that each bite has a slight lime flavor (not overpowering at all).
Lime Lentils with Sugar Snap Peas is a delicious healthy side dish made in less than 30 minutes. These make a fantastic dish to serve with chicken or to have on the holiday dinner table. Recipe uses 2 cups dry lentils and 1 1/2 cups fresh sugar snap peas.

These are perfect to serve with a chicken dinner but you could also get creative. You could throw them in a salad, or even throw them on a hamburger bun for a vegetarian “sloppy joe” style sandwich with a slice of cheese.
Lime Lentils with Sugar Snap Peas is a delicious healthy side dish made in less than 30 minutes. These make a fantastic dish to serve with chicken or to have on the holiday dinner table. Recipe uses 2 cups dry lentils and 1 1/2 cups fresh sugar snap peas.

Enjoy!
Lime Lentils with Sugar Snap Peas is a delicious healthy side dish made in less than 30 minutes. These make a fantastic dish to serve with chicken or to have on the holiday dinner table. Recipe uses 2 cups dry lentils and 1 1/2 cups fresh sugar snap peas.

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Lime Lentils with Sugar Snap Peas is a delicious healthy side dish made in less than 30 minutes.  These make a fantastic dish to serve with chicken or to have on the holiday dinner table.  Recipe uses 2 cups dry lentils and 1 1/2 cups fresh sugar snap peas.     

Lentils with Sugar Snap Peas

Lime Lentils with Sugar Snap Peas is a delicious healthy side dish made in less than 30 minutes.  These make a fantastic dish to serve with chicken or to have on the holiday dinner table.  Recipe uses 2 cups dry lentils and 1 1/2 cups fresh sugar snap peas.  

Course Side Dish
Servings 8

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dry lentils
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar snap peas chopped thin

Instructions

  1. Wash lentils.
  2. Add lentils, water and 1/4 teaspoon salt to large pot.
  3. Bring to a boil over medium high heat.
  4. Once boiling, cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Drain.
  6. In a small bowl combine lime juice, 1/2 teaspoon salt and olive oil. Stir.
  7. Place sugar snap peas in large serving bowl. Add drained lentils and lime juice mixture.
  8. Stir so everything is combined.
  9. Enjoy!

 

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