DetailsOrganic Yellow Split Peas Green and yellow split peas are different varieties of the seeds of the Pisum sativum L., or field pea plant. Yellow split peas are milder to taste compared to the sweet taste of green split peas and carry many valuable nutrients including protein and fibre. May contain stones. Cooking Instructions: Rinse and simmer in 3 parts water to 1 part lentils for approx. 45 minutes.