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Can you eat the shells of English peas?
Last Updated: 10th June, 2020
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Moreover, can you eat the shells of peas?
The seeds of the shelled pea are besteaten fresh shortly after they have been picked and shelled.Garden peas for shelling have parchment-like pods that aretoo stringy to eat. That's why they are best shelled. (Butyou can add unshelled garden peas to soup broth forflavor.)
Additionally, are English peas the same as snap peas? English peas usually mean pod peas--thatis, fresh peas that need to be removed from their rathertough green pods before cooking/eating. By contrast, sugar snappeas, like snow peas, have a tender, succulent pod andcan be eaten whole, pods and all. Shrinkrap Jan 25, 200901:03PM.
Correspondingly, can you eat garden peas whole?
Delicious Raw or Cooked They are one of the earliest crops to mature inthe spring and you can use them in all kinds of dishes. Infact, you can eat them right off the vine as a snack in thegarden. And since they are legumes, they are as good for thesoil as they are for people. Peas are easy enough togrow.
How long does it take to cook peas?
Boil (2-3 minutes - use the minimum amount ofwater needed, and don't add salt, as they'll toughen up. A pinch ofsugar will bring out their sweetness). Steam (1-2minutes).