Split peas are highly nutritious, with both yellow and green split peas providing a variety of micro and macronutrients. A one cup serving of cooked split peas contains 231 calories, with almost no fat content at 0.8 grams. Split peas are very high in protein, with one serving containing 16.4 grams. Though relatively high in carbohydrates at 40 grams per serving, 16.3 grams of this is dietary fiber with only 5.7 grams of sugar.
Aside from their high protein and fibre content, split peas are a great source of a number of other nutrients. One cup of split peas provides 196 percent of your recommended daily intake of molybdenum, 56.3 percent of your RDI of tryptophan, 39 percent of your manganese, 31.8 percent of your RDI of folate, 24.7 percent of your thiamine, 20.3 percent of your potassium and 19.4 percent of your RDI of phosphorous. In addition to these high micronutrient values, one serving of split peas is an excellent source of 11 amino acids and provides between 10 and 20 percent of your RDI of magnesium, iron, zinc and copper.
Available in 1kg and 500g sizes.