Green peas are high perishable so eat immediately. Snow peas and sugar snap peas can last up to a week wrapped in plastic in the refrigerator. Preparation Tip:
The pod of green peas is generally discarded, while the pod of snow peas and sugar snap peas are edible. Culinary Compatibility:
Peas can be eaten by themselves with nothing but a little butter. They go well in salads, stir fries and rice dishes. Try with shallots, citrus zest and nuts. Health Information:
One cup of cooked green peas contain 134 calories and are an excellent source of dietary fibre. Garden peas are an excellent source of folate and thiamin and are high in iron, magnesium and vitamin C and B6. Edible pod peas have half of the calories of green peas, half the fibre but contain much more vitamin C.