Snap Peas tossed in a lemon-dijon vinaigrette create a tasty side dish for busy days.
It’s Good Friday, and I don’t know about you, but my to-do list is awfully long in preparation for the Easter weekend. I get to host – and absolutely love it – but getting the menu nailed down is sometimes tricky (meaning I finally decided yesterday what the menu would be!). But once I finally decided that we were having Easter dinner instead of brunch, these Lemony Snap Peas were a no-brainer addition to the menu.
We first had Lemony Snap Peas on my Mom’s birthday right before Christmas, and they have been in the back of my mind ever since. Simple, fresh and tasty; perfect for those busy holiday meal days. The snap peas are blanched and then tossed in a lemon-Dijon vinaigrette. Full of spring color and flavor yet super easy to make. That’s music to my ears! I love a versatile and no-fuss side dish that still looks pretty on the table. And Lemony Snap Peas fit that bill, which in my world makes them a perfect accompaniment for Easter dinner, or any other dinner for that matter.
Enjoy your time this weekend with family and friends. May it be full of laughter, good conversation, food, and, of course, cocktails! Happy Easter!