Snow Peas Nutrition Facts

Calories, fat, protein, and carbohydrate values for Snow Peas.


There are 67 calories in Snow Peas.


Nutrition Facts
Snow Peas
Serving Size:


cup (160 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 3.3
Calories 67

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.4 grams

Saturated Fat 0.1 grams

Trans Fat 0 grams
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.2 grams
Monounsaturated Fat 0 grams

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 6.4 milligrams

Potassium 384 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 11 grams

Dietary Fiber 4.5 grams

Sugars 6.4 grams
Protein 5.2 grams

Vitamin A


Vitamin C





Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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How long would it take to burn off 70 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 18 minutes
Running (6mph) 6 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 9 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is another name for snow peas?

Rombauer, Marion Rombauer Becker and Ethan Becker, lists snow peas’ other names: sugar peas, Mennonite peas and Chinese peas. The authors write that the “Chinese pea” moniker arose from the vegetable’s prevalence in stir-fries. Buying tips: Choose fresh-looking peas with bright-colored pods.

Are snow peas and green peas the same?

They are green, round and edible but there are small differences between green peas, snow peas, and sugar snap peas. They are all climbing plants and members of the legume family and they are easily grown in containers or in a small space.

What is the difference between peas and snow peas?

The main difference in regard to flavor is their level of sweetness. Snow peas are a slightly tender — yet crisp — sweet pea. Sugar snap peas are also tender yet crisp but tend to have a sweeter flavor profile, as they’re crossed with the garden pea. In fact, they’re often considered the most flavorful variety of pea.

What are snow peas UK?

It is often called mangetout (“eat-all”) in the British Isles, but this can apply both to snow peas and to snap peas. Snow peas and snap peas both belong to Macrocarpon Group, a cultivar group based on the variety Pisum sativum var.

Are snow peas edamame?

Snow peas (Pisum sativum var. macrocarpon) and soybeans (Glycine max), the source of edamame, are both legumes, and they both produce edible seeds inside their seed pods. They are distinct plants, however, and they differ in both their growth habits and the way in which their seeds are consumed.

What are snow peas called in USA?

The snap pea, also known as the sugar snap pea, is an edible-pod pea with rounded pods and thick pod walls, in contrast to snow pea pods, which are flat with thin walls. The name mangetout (French for “eat all”) can apply to snap peas and snow peas.

Why is it called a snow pea?

Snow peas originated in Southwest Asia and are sometimes called Chinese pea pods. As their name implies, snow peas can survive frost and snow. Snow peas are typically available year-round, but their peak season is spring through early winter.

How do you eat snow peas?

Use snow peas as a side dish for meats or fishes or in salads. Sauté in oil in a skillet or stir-fry snow peas in oil by themselves until hot throughout about 1 or 2 minutes. Snow peas can be eaten raw in salads and appetizers. They are sweet and crisp.