Eating Edible-Pod Peas

Snow peas (Pisum sativum var. saccharatum) and sugar snap peas (Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon) are legumes, more specifically varieties of peas eaten whole in their pods while still unripe. Both of these varieties of peas belong to the the family Fabaceae, along with soybeans, fava beans, common beans (green snap beans, pinto beans, heirloom beans, Great Northern beans, black turtle beans, […]