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Sweet Pea Salad

Course Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword sweet-pea-salad
Prep Time 20 minutes
Chill Time 2 hours
Servings 8 servings
Calories 537kcal
Author Melissa Sperka

Ingredients

  • 1 24 oz package frozen petite or baby peas
  • 1 ½ cup real mayonnaise or Miracle Whip dressing
  • 2 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar, adjust to taste omit if using Miracle Whip
  • 2 teaspoon Mrs Dash Original Blend
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon celery salt
  • table salt & black pepper to taste
  • 1 4 oz diced pimentos drained reserve 1 tablespoon juice
  • 5 green onions thinly sliced
  • 1 ½ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 6 slices bacon cooked & crumbled
  • 2 large eggs boiled, peeled & chopped

Instructions

  • To thaw the peas, place into a colander and run under hot water for around 1 minutes. Drain well.  (Alternately thaw in microwave)
  • In a medium-size mixing bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, sugar, Mrs Dash, garlic powder, onion powder and celery salt.
  • Adjust the table salt and black pepper to your taste. Add the pimentos plus 1 tablespoon of reserved juice. Mix well.
  • Add the blanched peas and the remaining ingredients. Reserve a few bacon crumbles, shredded cheese and sliced onions for garnishing.
  • Use a large spatula to gently fold together until the ingredients have combined.
  • Chill for at least 2 hours prior to serving.

Notes

If desired, the peas can be thawed in the microwave.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 537kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 46g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 20g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 92mg | Sodium: 730mg | Potassium: 108mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 383IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 170mg | Iron: 1mg