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!
- 6-8 bacon strips , chopped
- 1 pound frozen peas, defrosted
- ½ cup grated cheddar cheese
- ⅓ cup chopped red onion
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.
- Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.
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