Monday, January 11, 2021

Pea Salad with Bacon and Red Peppers -aka Christmas Pea Salad

This Pea Salad with Bacon and Red Peppers is a very pretty side dish. My addition was adding the red peppers for the holidays so I could call it Christmas Pea Salad, I just didn't get it posted earlier for some reason. And of course, this is a nice side dish any time of year, with or without the peppers. It also calls for some basic pantry ingredients or things we generally have on-hand, ya gotta love that! So if you're looking for a new recipe to try, it's kind of hard to go wrong with this one folks:@)

Christmas Pea Salad (Pea Salad with Bacon and Red Peppers)-adapted from Taste of Home
4 C frozen peas, thawed-approx 16 oz
1/2 C shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 C ranch dressing
1/3 C onion, chopped-red or yellow onion
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp pepper
4 slices bacon, cooked crispy and crumbled
  1. Mix everything except bacon. Store in refrigerator until ready to serve.
  2. Stir in bacon right before serving.
Eat well and have a happy day:@)

8 comments:

  1. So pretty with the red peppers and bacon Lynn! It reminds me of a salad my MIL used make using broccoli. ♥

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  2. Lynn, this is a different type of salad that looks so good and I bet tastes delicious. Thanks for the recipe.

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  3. I'm not much on peas, but paired with bacon and cheese I might change my mind 😂!

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  4. This looks delicious and reminds me of the old 7-Layer salad recipe with peas, lettuce, bacon, cheese, etc. I used to LOVE those!

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  5. This pea salad is just what I need for a side dish, so thank you, I am going to make it for Christmas. The day before.

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    1. Hello, I've never made it that far in advance, just earlier in the day. Be sure to add the bacon right before serving. Merry Christmas:@)

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