Imported Frozen Green Peas
Green peas are small seeds of the pod fruit, spherical in shape and green in color.
When cooked, boiled or steamed, peas taste sweeter and become more tender.
Along with lentils and beans, these pulses have become an important part of the diet for hundred of years and consumed all throughout the world.
The proverbial poor man's meat, these small wonders are rich in health-promoting nutrients.
They are starchy (part of the legume family) but high in fiber, vitamin K, protein, vitamin C, and manganese. They are a good source of vitamin A with lutein and zeaxanthin, vitamin B6, niacin, and thiamin. As good a source of minerals copper, magnesium, phosphorus, iron, and zinc. They are low in fat, low in calories and with zero cholesterol.
With this nutrition profile, green peas may help in weight management, blood sugar regulation, reducing bad cholesterol level, bone health, immune system boost, energy boost and anti-aging. They may help as well in improving bowel health and preventing constipation.
They also contain antioxidants polyphenols, and phytonutrients with anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory properties that help prevent or lower the risk of cancer and heart disease.
- boiled or steamed then peppered and salted when served
- stir-fry or fry, flavor with butter and mix in with cubed carrots as a side dish
- baked in pot pies, quiches and other savory pies
- used in salads, casseroles, pasta dishes, and omelettes
- excellent for adding color to stews or try this sample recipe below
Delivery: Packed by 2 lb (908 g)
Delivered frozen in Manila, Philippines.
Classic Green Peas Soup
5 cups frozen green peas
4 cups chicken broth
1 tablespoon butter
2 cups leeks, chopped
1 white onion, chopped
2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. (a pinch) of pepper
2/3 cup fresh or frozen mint leaves
1/2 cup all purpose cream
1/2 chives, chopped (as garnish)
Melt butter in a saucepan and sautee onions and leeks together.
Cover and cook in low heat for around 5 minutes.
Add in broth and turn heat to high to bring to a boil.
Add peas and let cook for around 3 minutes, until peas are tender.
Add salt pepper and mint and turn off the heat.
Puree soup using a blender in batches, pouring 1 cup first and gradually pouring the rest in until the blender's capacity.
Pour soup into a bowl and repeat until everything is pureed.
Whisk in all-purpose cream, add some more seasoning to taste.
Ladle into a bowl, and garnish with chives. Add in croutons if desired.