Black Eyed Peas Vegetable

Black eyed peas is a legume and a mature bean. It is also a vegetable and is a source of protein which makes it a bean.

Black Eyed Peas Vegetable
Black Eyed Peas Vegetable

It contains nutrients such as zinc, amino acids and iron which are found in protein food groups.

Black Eyed Peas Vegetable
Black Eyed Peas Vegetable

It also has nutrients such as fibre, folate and potassium.

Black Eyed Peas Vegetable
Black Eyed Peas Vegetable

In vegetarian diets the black eyed peas are considered as a vegetable source.

Black Eyed Peas Vegetable
Black Eyed Peas Vegetable

It is a variety of cowpea that is also known as goat pea or southern pea.The  bean/ vegetable can be included in any meal during the day and it is very healthy.