Like their family members, split peas are a good source of protein and fiber, especially soluble fiber. They contain nutrients and compounds that support health and prevent chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, inflammation, osteoporosis and cancer. Yellow split peas are found in the traditional dishes of a variety of cultures. They’re commonly used to make soups such as American split pea with ham soup and khoresht gheimeh, a Persian stew made with yellow split peas and lamb. This 2 kilogram pack is a great bulk buy for a variety of healthy meals.