Black-Eyed Peas

George Washington Carver promoted the planting of black-eyed peas because, as a legume, they add nitrogen to the soil and have a high nutritional value. Black-eyed peas are an excellent source of calcium (211 mg in a 1 cup serving), folate (209mcg), and vitamin A (1,305 IU), among other nutrients.

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English Peas

Sugar Snap Peas:  A tasty treat and a healthy snack. Can be eaten raw, cooked, or used in a stir-fry. Great on a crudités’ platter. The shells should be eaten too. English Peas: The common garden pea, also known simply as green pea. Black-eyed Peas: Although called a pea, it is actually a bean. Both peas…

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