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Green Peas, Maple Peas, Dunn Peas

 

Green Pea (Pulses Sprout)

Pea sprouts are delicious raw or cooked. They can be sprinkled on salads and added to soups. In addition, they can be steamed, stir fried or oven roasted with other leguminous sprouts. . They are rich sources of vitamins A, B, C and E, all the essential amino acids, the minerals calcium, iron and phosphorus. They contain 26% protein.

Green Pea One of the first food crops ever to be cultivated, "Garden Peas" probably originated in the Mediterranean region and Western Asia. High in fiber, protein and carbohydrates, iron, potassium, vitamin A, thiamine and riboflavin, peas provide excellent nutrition at a very low cost. They can be grown in dark or light. When grown completely in the dark, the sprouts have the look and taste of thin yellow asparagus.

 

Maple Peas (Pulses Sprout)

It is a purple flowered pea used predominantly for the pigeon trade. Minerva is also a useful component in arable silage mixtures. Maple Peas are less common than other varieties which often makes them a very valuable commodity. SWIFT - This new semi-leafless maple pea yields higher and is easier to harvest than existing varieties. With all the new varieties of pigeon peas coming on to the market we are delighted that the pigeon trade is very excited about Swift, which is already in great demand.

Maple peas are round to angular in shape, and are medium sized. They have a marbled seed coat and are well suited to the birdseed market.

Dietary Composition (250ml)
Carbohydrates (g) 44
Fat (g) 1
Protein (g) 17
Calcium (mg) 29
Iron (mg) 2.7
Sodium (mg) 4
Potassium (mg) 750
Dietary Fibre (g) 4.8

 

Dunn Peas (Pulses Sprout)

The average weight of pea seed is about 200mg, with the seed coat making up about 12% of the total. Most of the peas produced in Australia are of the Dun type, round dimpled seed ranging in colour from greenish brown to brown. Dry round seed harvested after maturity may be used for food purposes, for example as whole, dry seed, dehulled and split seed. Seeds of dry peas used for soups, sprouting and can be used to make tempe. They are also known as: Dry peas, feed peas, arveja and matar.

 

 

Peas, mature seeds, sprouted, raw

Nutrient Units Value per
100 grams of
edible portion
Sample
Count
Std.
Error
Proximates
Water g 62.27 4 2.010
Energy kcal 128 0
Energy kj 536 0
Protein g 8.80 4 0.348
Total lipid (fat) g 0.68 4 0.036
Ash g 1.14 4 0.048
Carbohydrate, by difference g 28.26 0
Minerals
Calcium, Ca mg 36 4 2.776
Iron, Fe mg 2.26 4 0.106
Magnesium, Mg mg 56 4 1.888
Phosphorus, P mg 165 4 7.654
Potassium, K mg 381 4 8.700
Sodium, Na mg 20 4 2.082
Zinc, Zn mg 1.05 4 0.047
Copper, Cu mg 0.272 4 0.016
Manganese, Mn mg 0.438 4 0.015
Selenium, Se mcg 0.6 0
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 10.4 8 2.649
Thiamin mg 0.225 8 0.009
Riboflavin mg 0.155 8 0.026
Niacin mg 3.088 8 0.130
Pantothenic acid mg 1.029 8 0.061
Vitamin B-6 mg 0.265 8 0.012
Folate, total mcg 144 8 20.000
Folic acid mcg 0 0
Folate, food mcg 144 8 20.000
Folate, DFE mcg_DFE 144 0
Vitamin B-12 mcg 0.00 0
Vitamin A, IU IU 166 3 14.099
Retinol mcg 0 0
Vitamin A, RAE mcg_RAE 8 3 0.705
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.124 0
16:0 g 0.112 0
18:0 g 0.012 0
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.061 0
18:1 undifferentiated g 0.061 0
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.326 0
18:2 undifferentiated g 0.265 0
18:3 undifferentiated g 0.061 0
Cholesterol mg 0 0
Amino acids
Threonine g 0.186 1
Isoleucine g 0.171 1
Leucine g 0.365 1
Lysine g 0.384 1
Methionine g 0.069 1
Cystine g 0.155 1
Phenylalanine g 0.251 1
Tyrosine g 0.127 1
Valine g 0.220 1
Arginine g 0.484 1
Histidine g 0.167 1
Alanine g 0.245 1
Aspartic acid g 0.656 1
Glutamic acid g 1.017 1
Glycine g 0.208 1
Proline g 0.277 1
Serine g 0.299 1