Canned Peas

Girl With Peas
  • Canned foods often provide needed nutrients at a lower cost than fresh, frozen and dried forms, particularly when price, waste and time to prepare are considered.
  • Canned peas are a convenient and easy way to add vegetables to your diet.
  • All forms - canned, fresh, frozen, dried and 100% juice - of fruits and vegetables provide needed nutrients that make up a healthy diet.
  • From a nutrition and sensory standpoint, recipes prepared with canned ingredients and those prepared using cooked fresh and/or frozen ingredients rate comparably.

Quick Tips for Using Canned Peas:

  • Puree a can of peas with a mixture of seasonings and herbs to make a salad dressing that's half the fat and an added serving of vegetables.
  • Add peas to brown rice, soups or salads for an added serving of vegetables.

Del Monte Foods Inc.

Fairbault Foods

Lakeside Foods

Seneca Foods

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