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Pea Salad
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Pea Salad

A delicious bowl of PEA SALAD deserves a place on your lunch or dinner table. A dish you can serve as a side on regular days or even the holidays. It's savory, tangy, with a kick heat - a simple salad that will surely entertain your palate!
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Southern
Keyword holiday recipes, pea salad, salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 430kcal
Author Imma

Ingredients

  • 6-8 bacon strips , chopped
  • 1 pound frozen peas,   defrosted
  • ½ cup  grated cheddar cheese  
  • cup  chopped red onion

Dressing

Instructions

  • Heat the oil in a large Dutch oven or heavy-based pot. Sauté the bacon over medium heat for about 6-7 minutes or until the crisp bacon is crisp and browned. Transfer with a slotted spoon onto a plate lined with paper towels to drain. Set aside to cool.  
  • In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, and creole seasoning. Salt to taste. Set aside or refrigerate until ready to use. 
  • In a large bowl, add the frozen peas, and onion. Add the prepared mayonnaise sauce to the bowl and thoroughly mix. Stir in half bacon and cheese. 
  • Adjust seasonings to taste with more creole seasoning and or salt and pepper.
  • Top with reserved bacon and refrigerate until ready to serve. 

Notes

  1. Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.

Nutrition

Calories: 430kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 30g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 592mg | Potassium: 424mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 1585IU | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 262mg | Iron: 2mg