Great British Pea Week pays tribute to the nation’s pea growers, who harvest 2 billion portions of peas between June and August. Top prize goes to whoever can calculate how many peas are in 2 billion portions…. ? that’s a lotta peas.
These small but mighty veggies are a powerhouse of nutritional goodness, packed full of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, folate, thiamine (B1), iron, phosphorus, protein, carbohydrate and fibre. Wow – who knew there was space for all that in those little petit pois?!
Power up your snack time with this delicious pea dip, accompanied with some low-salt, low fat homemade nacho chips.