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Cacio E Pepe Sugar Snap Peas garnished with parmesan cheese and fresh cracked black pepper | craveitall.com
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Cacio E Pepe Sugar Snap Peas

Cacio E Pepe Sugar Snap Peas is a healthy, quick and delicious side dish to go with any main. Ready in 5 minutes, you’ll make it once a week!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: snap peas
Servings: 4 serves
Calories: 109kcal


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons unsalted butter
  • 1 pound (500g) fresh sugar snap peas, stem ends and string removed from each pod
  • 1/2 teaspoon coarse salt, plus extra to serve
  • 3/4 teaspoon black cracked pepper
  • 1/4 cup fresh shredded parmesan cheese, plus extra to serve


  • Heat oil and butter together in a large pan over medium-high heat. When butter has melted, add the snap peas, tossing them around in the pan to coat in the oil/butter mixture. Season with salt, pepper and cayenne (if using) and sauté for until the snap peas are crisp-tender, about 4-5 minutes
  • Add in the parmesan cheese; cook until just slightly melted and remove immediately from the heat.
  • Transfer to a serving bowl; season with extra parmesan cheese and cracked black pepper to serve.


Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g