Green peas are little spheres of summer fun, with a sweet and savory flavor to match. These verdant veggies are the star of Summertime Green Pea Salad, which is soon to become a salad for all seasons, especially because it is easy peasy to put together! The peas nestle together with crispy bites of fatty bacon, sharp and creamy cubes of cheddar cheese, and tangy sprinkles of onions. Then the salad dresses to impress with a creamy, sweet, and salty mayo and vinegar dressing. Summertime Green Pea Salad brings summer fun wherever it goes, and everyone will be tempted to follow it to get another bite!
IngredientsFor the salad: • 1 1/2 pounds of frozen peas, thawed, drained • 8 slices of bacon, cooked, crumbled • 1 cup cheddar cheese, cubed • 1/2 cup red onion, finely diced For the salad dressing: • 1 cup mayonnaise • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
In a medium bowl, place the peas, bacon, cheese, and onion.
In a separate small bowl, combine the mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper.
Pour the dressing over the pea mixture, stirring to combine.