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How to Cook Green Split Peas
Cooking green split peas couldn’t be any easier. Start by filling a pot with a cup of Green Split Peas and 3 cups of water, bringing them to a boil. Once, boiling turn your stove to a simmer for 30 to 40 minutes until the peas are tender. Be sure to note, these dried split peas don’t plump in size when cooked. The biggest mistake many people make when cooking split peas, as well as other beans, is to add salt to your cooking water. The salt causes the outer coat of the pea to harden, which prevents them from softening at all. So our main tip in cooking our green split peas is to always add any salt or seasonings after your peas have reached your desired consistency. Once your split peas have reached that perfect tender consistency, it's imported to blanch them or immediately run them under ice cold water so that you prevent carry over cooking, this important step also helps to preserve that beautiful green color in your peas!
Once you have our Palouse Brand Green Split Peas cooked, your recipe options are endless. As earlier addressed, there is the classic split pea soup, as well as a spin of our own on split pea soup, Split Pea Gazpacho. We even have a delicious vegan and dairy free ice cream recipe using our green split peas. What more could you ask for? These dried split peas don't plump in size when you cook them. Place a cup of split peas in a pot with 3 cups of water and bring to boil. Then turn to simmer for 20-30 minutes until tender. Some people make the mistake of cooking split peas and other beans with salt in the water. Do not make this mistake - salt will harden the outer coat so they don't soften. Always add your salt and seasonings after the beans have reached the desired consistency.
Green Split Pea Recipes
Green Split Pea Gazpacho
Italian Lentil Salad with Green Split Peas
Green Split Pea & Basil Salad
Size: 3 LBS
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