Green peas have a high fiber content. Green peas contain a soluble type of fiber. A single cup of dried green peas provides 65.1% of the daily recommended dose of fiber. Split green peas are also good for weight management because they are low in calories and high in fiber and protein so they make you feel full for longer. Split green peas are a good food to incorporate into your diet if you are a vegetarian as they are packed with protein.
HOW TO COOK
1 cup peas
1.5 cups of water
- Place water in a large heavy saucepan.
- Bring to a boil over high heat, add peas, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer gently for 30-40minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain and rinse.
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