Peas are native to West Asia (Afghanistan, Iran, Northwest India) and Northern Africa (Ethiopia).
Peas were gathered by Roman Legionaires to supplement their rations
How much do peas weigh?
|Peas, Snow, Edible Pod|
Common Names: snow pea, Chinese snow pea, Chinese pea, Chinese pea pod, sugar pea, mange-tout pea, edible-podded pea. Usually sold by the pound but may be found in bunches.
|Bunch||Varies: 10 to 20 pods||34-68g||1.2 to 2.4oz|
|Cup, Chopped||About 28 pods||98g||3.5oz|
|Cup, Whole||About 18 pods||63g||2.2oz|
Common Names: garden pea, English pea, green pea, shell pea, fresh pea. Usually sold by the pound but may be found in bunches.
|Cup, Whole||About 1 lb unshelled||145g||5.1oz|