Pea Shoots vs. Peas

Nutrition comparison of Pea Shoots and Peas


Ever wonder how your favorite beans or seeds and their sprouts stack up against each other in terms of nutrition? Does a single cooked bean or legume contain more protein? Or is its sprout full of dietary fiber?

We compared the nutritional contents of pea shoots versus peas (100 beans or sprouts each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in pea shoots and peas:

  • Both peas and pea shoots are high in Vitamin C and dietary fiber.
  • Pea has more thiamin, riboflavin, niacin and pantothenic acid.
  • Pea is a great source of potassium.
  • Pea shoot has 51% less carbohydrates than pea.
  • Pea shoot has 57% less calories than pea.
Detailed nutritional comparison of pea shoots and peas is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Pea Shoots (ORGANIC PEA SHOOTS) and Peas (Peas, green, raw) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Here's an infographic summarizing the nutritional differences between pea shoots and peas. marks particularly rich nutrients.




Nutritional Information


The comparison below is comparing beans and sprouts for a dried or raw bean versus its sprouted or vegetable form. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Pea Shoots (ORGANIC PEA SHOOTS) and Peas (Peas, green, raw) .

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