Green peas, also called Sweet or English peas, grow on vines which are often supported by a pole. They can be eaten raw or cooked. Gregor Mendel, the “Father of Genetics” formulated his theories while studying peas.
How to Select
Choose firm, bright green, medium-sized pods with no signs of decay or wilting.
How to Store
Refrigerate peas in a perforated plastic bag for 3-5 days. Shell peas immediately before using.
Nutrition Benefits
Fat free, cholesterol free, sodium free, excellent source of vitamin C, good source of vitamin A, folate and dietary fiber.

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