Snow Peas with Thyme

Seasonal Cooking for Renal Patients, reprinted with permission from the University of Alberta Hospital

Snow Peas with Thyme

This vegetable dish makes a great side for meat and fish meals.


2 tsp (10 ml) margarine
2 tsp (10 mL) fresh lemon juice
Grated rind of one lemon
1 tsp (5 mL) dried thyme
½ lb (250 g) snow peas, trimmed


  1. Melt margarine in a shallow pan.
  2. Stir in lemon rind, juice and thyme and set aside.
  3. Steam snow peas for 3 minutes over boiling water or microwave on high for 3 minutes until tender.
  4. Drain and toss with mixture.

Why not try it with the Curry Lime Pork Kebabs?

Nutrient Analysis

Calories: 77.4 KCal

Protein: 1.7 g

Carbohydrates: 5 g

Fibre: 1.3 g

Total Fat: 6 g

Sodium: 80 mg

Phosphorus: 32 mg

Potassium: 124 mg

Renal Diet Nutrient Analysis

Servings per recipe: 4

Serving size: 1/2 cup

Renal and Diabetic Exchanges

1 vegetable

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