Fresh peas growing on a plant used in Kekoa Foods baby food puree.
Fresh peas in a bowl used in Kekoa Foods baby puree.
Fresh peas in a bowl used in Kekoa Foods baby puree.
Cumin seeds used in Kekoa Foods baby puree.

Description & Tasting Notes

Peas are a type of legume that are often used in soups, stews, and
other dishes. They have a slightly sweet and nutty flavor, and a slightly crunchy texture. Peas can
be eaten raw or cooked, and are often used in salads, pastas, and other dishes.

Vitamins & Minerals

Peas are a good source of fiber, protein, vitamins C and E, and antioxidants. They also contain small amounts of other vitamins and minerals such as vitamin K, zinc, iron, and folate. These nutrients are important for blood sugar control, maintaining healthy bones, and promoting heart health.

Country of Origin

Peas are believed to have originated in central Asia, and have been cultivated for thousands of years in many different countries around the world.

Where It Is Typically Grown

Peas are grown in many different countries, but the top producers are China, India, Russia, France, and the United States. They require well drained soil and plenty of sun, and are often grown on small family farms.

Ideas On How to Grow it in a Home Garden

Peas can be grown in a home garden, but they require fertile, well-drained soil and plenty of sun to produce healthy pods. They can be grown from seed, and will typically mature in 60-90 days.

Cultural Information

Peas are an important ingredient in many different cuisines around the world, and are often associated with American, Italian, British, Spanish, Middle Eastern, and Indian cuisine.