Yellow Peas Whole
Lathyrus aphaca is a legume known as the yellow pea or yellow vetch. It is native to southern Europe, parts of Asia, and North Africa.
Whole Yellow Peas are part of the legume family. Whole Peas are about 1/4 of an inch wide and pale yellow in color. They have a mild flavor and soft texture. Peas are most commonly used in their split form. Peas break down while cooking and therefore they make an excellent choice for thick and hearty soups.