Frozen Blackeye or Field Peas


Quality: Select pods when seeds are tender and well-filled.


1. Wash pods.

2. Shell and discard over-mature and immature seeds and those injured by insects.

3. Wash shelled peas.

Water blanching: Water blanch 2 minutes. Cool promptly, drain and package, leaving 1/2 inch headspace. Seal and freeze.

Source: So Easy to Preserve, 5th ed. 2006.