Veggies From A-Z

Peas, Green

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Nutrition Information

1 serving = 77 g (125 mL)

  • Very high in Vitamin C (51% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • High in Vitamin K (24% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • High in folacin (23% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • High in manganese (16% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of zinc (11% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of phosphorus (8% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Source of Vitamin B6 (7% Recommended Daily Intake per serving)
  • Sodium-free (4 mg per serving)
  • Source of fibre (4 g per serving)
  • Fat-free (0.3 g per serving)
Look For

Firm, bright green, medium-sized pods with no signs of decay or wilting.

To Store

Refrigerate peas in a perforated plastic bag for 3-5 days.

To Prepare

Shell peas immediately before using. Boil (2-3 minutes – use the minimum amount of water needed). Do not add salt, as they’ll toughen up. Steam 1-2 minutes.

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