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Green Split Peas

Green Split Peas

$12.95/ea.

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  • Non-GMO
  • Our products are certified by they Non-GMO Project. Our family believes each customer has the right to know more about their food. So we partner with organizations to give you the security of knowing what you are eating.

  • Non-Irradiated
  • We do not irradiate our foods - an accepted practice that exposes food to radiation. Since we don't irradiate you can sprout our products with the exception of the Split Peas (once we split the whole pea in half it doesn't sprout). Extra care is required when using irradiated products. Our foods need to be stored in dark cool places.

  • Field Traceable
  • Map the bag of food in your hands to the field in which we grew it! Each product comes with a product code that allows you to trace it back to exactly where we farmed it.

  • Kosher Pareve
  • Annually our farm, farm storage and cleaning facility are thoroughly inspected by Rabbi Jack. The term Kosher Pareve means the food is neither meat nor dairy and Pareve foods may be mixed with either meat or dairy, but not both.

 

About our Split Peas: 

These hearty beautiful green split peas are packed with flavor, fiber and protein. We grow the Aragorn Variety peas which we believe are the king of all split peas. These peas provide the taste and aroma of the split pea soup you ate around your grandmothers table. Our green split peas are a beautiful dark green and uniform in size. Our cleaning process polishes the dry split peas with steam to create the beautiful shine you see on the outer coat of the pea when you open our bags.

 

How to Cook Green Split Peas: 

These dried split peas don't plump in size when you cook them. Place a cup of split peas in a pot with 3 cups of water and bring to boil. Then turn to simmer for 30-40 minutes until tender. Some people make the mistake of cooking split peas and other beans with salt in the water. Do not make this mistake - salt will harden the outer coat so they don't soften.  Always add your salt and seasonings after the beans have reached the desired consistency.

 

Split Pea Soup Recipe:

 Here is our famous Split Pea Soup recipe that we are excited to share with you.This a great vegan and gluten free soup - perfect for any gathering! 

Ingredients:

2 cups Palouse Brand split peas
3 quarts water
1 cup vegetable broth (or chicken broth)
2 tablespoons olive oil or butter
1 large onion chopped
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 cups shredded carrots
4 stalks celery chopped (I like to use this inside leafy pieces too)
Salt and pepper to taste

Add rinsed peas, water and broth to a large pot. Bring to a boil, cover and reduce heat to a simmer. sauté onion, garlic, carrots and celery in olive oil until soft. Add sauté ingredients to the A4soup pot. Cover and simmer for 4-5 hours until peas are tender and liquid has cooked down. Season to taste with salt and pepper. To get a smooth texture place cooked soup in a blender to puree ( caution – for most ordinary blenders you will need to puree in very small batches or let the soup cool before pureeing).

What makes Palouse Brand Green Split Peas Special?

Our cleaning facility was designed for quality not quantity and has cleaned legumes and grains for the international market and domestic consumption. Our food is appealing to our consumers because of its nutrition, aesthetics and trace-ability to our farm fields.

 

What is Trace-ability?

Each bag of food comes with a special lot code that allows you to see the dates we planted and harvested your food, pictures of the growing crop and more. All of our products are certified Kosher Parve, Non-GMO Project Verified and our farming methods are Certified Sustainable by the Food Alliance. Our foods are different because Steve & Kevin Mader plant, harvest, clean and package at our own facilities in Washington State - there are few if any companies that can track your food and the details of your food back to the field, like we do.

 

Ingredients: green split peas **Cleaned in a facility that also cleans wheat**

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