Talk about fresh tasting - - go with anything salad! Most of us associate green split peas with green split pea soup. You don’t have to do that anymore because we are introducing our delicious green split pea and basil pasta salad. It’s a new favorite! The recipe proves that green split peas are not just for those cold winter days when you want to curl up by the fire and settle in for a soup night.
Our green split pea pasta salad is super easy to prepare, freshly flavorful, with just the right amount of texture and color. Our pasta salad recipe with green split peas is very good with salmon or any favorite main dish you might choose to dish up. This pasta salad recipe is terrific for dinner outside, family picnics and BBQ’s. Its light dressing does not interfere with the pure flavors in this green split pea pasta salad recipe, but is a huge compliment to it.
Our Palouse Brand Split Peas
We know from experience that the very best way to enjoy any type of food is to begin with the freshest ingredients possible. Nothing could be fresher when it comes to green split peas than those that come straight from our fields to you! Our heirloom variety of Green Split Peas are smooth, dark green, and packed with the flavors of the rich Pacific Northwest Soil. We can also guarantee that each bag is triple cleaned and of the highest quality. There is simply no substitute for flavor and, we only grow the best.
How to Cook Split Peas
Bring to a boil over high heat, stir, then reduce heat, cover, and simmer until the split peas are tender but not mushy and most of the liquid is absorbed. It should take about 20 minutes.
Do Split Peas need to be soaked?
Nope! Split peas cook up super quickly, even without soaking. Making them a quick protein for any recipe.
Now back to that extremely tasty Green Split Pea Basil Salad. We hope your mouth is watering just thinking about it!