Photograph of three snow peas.

Green peas, snow peas and sugar snap peas have different qualities, and can add flavor and texture to meals and snack in a variety of ways. One thing they have in common is that they are all delicious fresh, canned and frozen!

Peas Recipes

USDA. NAL. SNAP-Ed Connection.

Recipes containing peas from the SNAP-Ed Connection Recipe Finder database.

Peas: Nutrition. Selection. Storage.

Produce for Better Health Foundation.

This page contains nutrition information for peas and tips on how to select, store and prepare them. Also included are links to other relevant information including Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Pease, that gives new and different ways to add this vegetable to your diet.


University of Illinois Extension.

Web site includes information about peas including varieties, planting information, selection and storage, nutrition and health information, preparation, storage and recipes.

Sugar Snap Peas (PDF | 133KB)

West Virginia University Extension Service.

Fact sheet about sugar snap peas includes information about freezing them and ways to use them (both raw and cooked).

Peas Recipes

Recipes for peas include appetizers and main dishes. Seasonal recipes, recipes for children, and vegetarian recipes are also included.

Snap Beans

Pennsylvania Nutrition Education Network.

Visitors to this web site can download and distribute newsletters, recipes, bookmarks, and other materials related to snap beans. Spanish and large-type materials available.