Lemony Snap Peas with Avocado (Gluten Free, Paleo, Vegan)

snap peas in a bowl on the table

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Snap and snow peas are some of the delights of spring. Lovely raw or lightly sauteed, don’t miss adding some of these sweet babies to your menu plan while they are in season.

Snap Pea Nutrition

Snap and snow peas are quite good for you. A 1/2 cup of cooked snap peas has approximately 2.6 grams of protein, 39 mg of Vitamin C, 1.6 mg of iron, 192 mg of potassium and 21 mg of magnesium.

Bring some bright, spring crunch to your table with this yummy snap pea salad recipe:


snap peas in a bowl on the table

Lemony Sugar Snap Peas with Avocado

This bright, fresh taste of this salad is sure to delight your taste buds this spring!
Prep Time: 10 mins
Total Time: 10 mins
Course: Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine: Paleo, Raw Vegan, Vegan, Vegetarian
Approx. Cost: $5
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 253kcal



  • In a bowl, whisk together Dijon mustard, lemon juice, olive oil, sea salt, and freshly ground pepper.
  • Add raw sugar snap peas and avocado; toss gently to combine.


Calories: 253kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 4gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 262mgPotassium: 601mgFiber: 8gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 765IUVitamin C: 46.9mgCalcium: 36mgIron: 1.7mg

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  1. I love snap peas!! Oh so yummy! Can’t wait to try your lemon/avocado recipe.
    Thanks for sharing on Natural Living Monday!

  2. We enjoy snap peas. I look forward to trying them with dill. Thanks for sharing this at the HomeAcre Hop. Look forward to seeing you again tomorrow: http://blackfoxhomestead.com/the-homeacre-hop/

  3. Loriel @ Healthy Roots, Happy Soul

    Thank you for sharing at Tuned-in Tuesday. I’m totally obsessed with snap peas this year and can’t wait to grow them in my garden. Looking forward to trying one of your recipes!

    Hope to see you tomorrow ! http://www.healthyrootshappysoul.com/2013/04/tuned-in-tuesday-blog-hop-5.html

  4. When we pick the peas we have to always have some, there is not taste like right off the vine. These are great recipes that we will sure try. Thank you so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and hope to see you again soon!
    Miz Helen

  5. Rattlebridge Farm -- Foodie Friday

    What a sweet story about Babyzilla’s first taste of snow peas. Love the addition of avocado!

  6. I’ve never thought to pair peas with avocados, sounds intriguing! I love snap peas, thanks for the recipes!

  7. Your peas look delicious and are wonderful first harvest. I remember when our daughter was little and freely grazing in the garden. Thanks for memory!

  8. Sherri @The Well Floured Kitchen

    We are in the north- so no harvest for us yet- but your recipes have made me excited for the snap peas! This is our first year growing them.

  9. I will try anything with avocado, I have not yet tried them with snap peas. Joining
    from the blog hop. Enjoyed this post.
    Living F.A.B.ulously on Purpose

  10. Tammy/Our Neck of the Woods

    We’re trying our hand at planting sugar snap peas this year, and I am excited for our first harvest! Your recipes sound delicious, especially the first one. Yum!

    Visiting from Eco Kids Tuesday 🙂

  11. I believe these were the type I tried last year. I liked them much better than “regular” peas. Good cooked with melted butter and salt. Thanks for sharing at A Humble Bumble 🙂

  12. Judy @Savoring Today

    Peas are one of my favorite garden veggies, often I will snack on them while I harvest from other plants — so good! Thanks for sharing on Hearth & Soul Hop. 🙂



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