1 cup of raw sugar snap peas are 41 calories. It has 3 grams of protein and fiber. It is obscenely high in vitamin C with 98% of the daily recommended intake in just one serving! It is alost is not too shabby with Vitamin A giving 21% of the recommended intake and 11% of your iron needs! Unfortunately a large portion of its calories per seriving come from sugar but with all that C who could complain?
A cross between the garden and snow pea, they have plump edible pods with a crisp, snappy texture; they are not shelled. Both snow peas and snap peas feature a slightly sweeter and cooler taste than the garden pea. Like snow peas, snap peas have fewer nutrients and calories than garden peas.
Sugar snap peas can be stored for up to two weeks in the fridge. Wash, drain and place pods in plastic bags before refrigerating them.