Fiber, protein, vitamins A, C and K and some of group B, with very few calories. This is what peas provide, those sweet green pearls that can be incorporated into countless salads and stews. In fact, they are legumes and not vegetables, although they are popularly identified as vegetables. They contain fiber -good for intestinal transit- and saponins, components of vegetables with antioxidant properties. Try the peas with a mint cream.