DetailsOrganic Green Split Peas Green and yellow split peas are different varieties of the seeds of the Pisum sativum L., or field pea, plant. Sweet to taste, green split peas have a high source of protein and fibre as well as being a source for many other nutrients. May contain stones. Cooking Instructions: Rinse and simmer in 3 parts water to 1 part lentils for approx. 45 minutes.