Sweet Peas Nutrition Facts

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


There are 134 calories in Sweet Peas.


Nutrition Facts
Sweet Peas
Serving Size:


cup (160 grams)

Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 3.2
Calories 134

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.3 grams

Saturated Fat 0.1 grams

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

Cholesterol 0 milligrams

Sodium 4.8 milligrams

Potassium 434 milligrams

Total Carbohydrates 25 grams

Dietary Fiber 8.8 grams

Sugars 9.5 grams
Protein 8.6 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 130 KCal?
Walking (3mph) 36 minutes
Running (6mph) 13 minutes
Bicycling (10mph) 19 minutes
Values estimated based on person weighing 140 lbs.

What is a sweet pea vegetable?

Quote from Youtube:: This is a green pea also called an English pea or a garden pea. It's a pot. And inside or the peas that are nice and sweet and edible. Another type of pea is the sugar snap pea.

What is another name for sweet peas?

The sweet pea, Lathyrus odoratus, is a flowering plant in the genus Lathyrus in the family Fabaceae (legumes), native to Sicily, southern Italy and the Aegean Islands.

Sweet pea
Genus: Lathyrus
Species: L. odoratus
Binomial name
Lathyrus odoratus L.

What is sweet pea used for?

sweet pea, (Lathyrus odoratus), annual plant of the pea family (Fabaceae), widely cultivated for its beautiful, fragrant flowers. Hundreds of varieties of sweet pea have been developed and are grown as garden ornamentals or are grown commercially for the floral industry.

Why are they called sweet peas?

Sweet peas (Lathyrus odoratus) derive their name from the Greek lathyros for pea or pulse, and the Latin odoratus, meaning fragrant.

Is sweet peas same as green peas?

Nothing. Different names for the same things. Both are pretty vague names, so sometimes also get used to describe other similar peas, but generally both of those are going to mean the typical pea. They’re also sometimes called “spring peas.” I do love that fresh green pea-ness.

Are sweet peas beans?

Beans and peas do technically belong to the same general seed family called Fabaceae. Lentils are also included in this bunch, by the way. When we refer to beans in a general sense, we often include peas in the mix. Peas and beans, after all, are all the edible seeds from a plant.

Can you eat sweet pea?

Since they are members of the legume family, people often wonder, can you eat sweet peas? No! All sweet peas plants are toxic.

How do you make sweet peas?

Add a little sugar to the peas. It’s ok, it won’t taste weird and it will bring out the natural sweetness. Don’t add salt until ready to serve. Salting them too early can dehydrate them and they (obviously) won’t be as sweet.

Are sweet peas good for you?

Sweet peas provide an impressive inventory of nutrients. Not only are they fibrous, they contain a number of vitamins. Among these are vitamins B, C and K. Their mineral profile includes high amounts of manganese, copper, phosphorus, potassium, iron and magnesium.

Can you eat sweet pea?

Since they are members of the legume family, people often wonder, can you eat sweet peas? No! All sweet peas plants are toxic.

What part of sweet pea is poisonous?


Although garden peas, (Pisum sativum) such as English peas, edible podded peas and snow peas are edible, sweet peas (Lathyrus odoratus) are poisonous – especially the flowers and seeds.

What is the difference between split peas and sweet peas?

There is a critical difference between sweet peas and split peas, the latter of which are a type of dried garden pea: Sweet peas are poisonous. The toxicity level of flowering sweet peas (Lathyrus odoratus) is relatively low, reports NC State Extension, but nonetheless, eating them can cause serious problems.