Green Peas

 

Green peas are rich in vitamin C and a source of niacin and thiamine. They boost brain function so you can eat and live on the bright side.

What nutrients in green peas boost mood?
  • Fibre
  • Vitamin C
  • Folate
  • Niacin
  • Thiamin
  • Carotenoids (antioxidants)
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store and Prepare?

Store
  • Container
  • Fridge
  • Freezer

Top tip: To keep peas for longer, peel the peas from the pod and place in the freezer.

 
Prep
  • Toss
  • Boil
  • Blend

Top tip: Blend peas to make a nutritious dip.

When Are They In Season?

Green peas are in season from September to December.

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

½ cup of cooked green peas (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

Did you know?

The expression ‘like peas in a pod’ describes people that are very similar, because green peas in a pod are the same colour, size and shape.

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for a ½ cup of boiled peas (75g):

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

½ cup of cooked green peas (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

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