Green Pea facts and general information about green peas.
Planned Kids Cooking Curriculum
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Green Peas are Available:
Green peas grow fresh in Summertime
How do Green Peas Grow:
Peas grow in a pod. They grow on a plant in the garden.
What to Look for When Buying Green Peas:
Look for bright green and firm, plump pods. You can also buy peas
frozen or canned.
Green Pea Storage Tips:
Store fresh peas in fridge
How to Cook Green Peas:
Shell peas and eat as is or add fresh to salads. Add peas to soups
or casseroles. Freeze fresh peas for later use.
Green Peas Nutrition Facts:
1/2 cup serving size is full of Vitamin K, Vitamin C and Vitamin A.
Green peas are also a good source of fiber.
Green Peas Recipes:
Creamed Peas and Potatoes
1 Tablespoon butter
1 Tablespoon flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 Cup milk
1 1/2 Cups new potatoes, cooked
1 pint fresh green peas, cooked and drained
Melt butter in pan, blend in flour and salt. Whisk together until
well combined. Gradually add milk. Continue blending together. Cook
until bubbly and thick. Add cooked potatoes and cooked peas. Serve
Sesame Snap Peas
by Danyel, Ventura,CA,USA
1 1/2 teaspoons Asian sesame oil
1 teaspoon chili oil
2 cups sugar snap peas, trimmed
1 pinch sea salt to taste
1 pinch freshly cracked black pepper
1 tablespoon sesame seeds
Heat the sesame oil and chili oil in a pan over medium-high heat
until the oil shimmers with heat.
Cook and stir the snap peas until they turn bright green and start
to become tender, about 4 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and black
pepper as they cook.
Sprinkle peas with sesame seeds, and stir a few times to mix before