Vitamin A: helps with seeing at night and helps the immune system.
Vitamin C: helps heal cuts and helps the immune system.
Fiber: helps reduce cholesterol levels and may lower your risk of heart disease.
Choose firm, bright green, medium-sized pods with no signs of decay or wilting.
Refrigerate peas in an unsealed plastic bag for 3-5 days.
Most fresh peas need to be removed from their pods immediately before using. The pods of Snap Peas and Sugar Peas can be eaten. Rinse with cool running water before eating.
Peas can be eaten raw or steamed. Add peas to salad, pasta or stir-fry.