Pea Salad With Pimentos and Cheese

Pea Salad With Pimentos and Cheese

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"This is a quick and easy - and tasty - recipe that was a standard at my extended family's special dinners. Great Aunt Betty almost always brought this as a dish to pass, and it was always gone by the end of dinner."
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12 h 20 m servings 266 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 266 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 20.9 g
  • 32%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 8.3 g
  • 17%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 25 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 514 mg
  • 21%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Mix peas, pimento peppers, Colby cheese, onion, mayonnaise, salt, and black pepper together in a bowl with a lid. Cover and refrigerate for at least 12 hours before serving for best flavor; stir again before serving.



I made this recipe using thawed, frozen peas and the rest as directed. I did let it rest overnight before serving. It was ok, but need more zip for us. The mayonnaise covered the pimentos and...

Thanks for publishing this. My mom always made it too!

When you make this according to the recipe, it has the consistency of potato salad--and the flavors blend easier with canned peas. My experience with thawed frozen peas as the main ingredient i...