Dried Bulk Peas Green Split Organic

Green Split Peas start out as whole round peas. After they are harvested and dried, the skin is removed and they are split at the natural spot in the cotyledon. This increases their surface area resulting in quicker cooking. 

Green Split Peas are high in protein and low in fat. It is extremely high in fiber, containing about 26 grams of fiber per 100 gram of dried peas.

Basic Lentil & Pea Cooking Directions: 

  1. Sort Them: Place dried lentils or peas on a pan or clean kitchen towel and sort them - pick out any broken or shriveled ones and remove any stones or debris. (Natural productscan contain debris and you'll be happy you followed this step when it's time to eat them).
  2. Cook Them: Measure out 1½ cups of water or stock for every cup of lentils or peas you are planning to cook. Bring the water to a boil, then add your lentils or peas. Bring them back to a boil and then reduce to a simmer and partially cover, cooking until tender (usually 30-45 minutes).
  3. Tip: Add dried peas & lentils to any soup or stew as long as you make sure you have enough liquid in the pot to thoroughly cook the lentils & peas. (1½ cups of water or stock for every cup of lentils or peas).

Item #AA0672 (1.5lb), AA0673 (5lb) & 060072 (25lb)

Ingredients: 100% Organic Green Split Peas. Ingredients Updated: 07/13/2015.

Naturally Gluten Free (but not certified), these products are packaged on shared equipment and may contain traces of peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy & milk.