Bacon Pea Salad

Bacon Pea Salad

CarolTyson

"Peas, bacon, cheese, onions, celery, and mayo dressing are tossed together and chilled in this great summer salad."
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Ingredients

50 m servings 281 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings

Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 281 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 21.3 g
  • 33%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 7.9 g
  • 16%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 21 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 284 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Nutritional Information

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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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Directions

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  1. Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain bacon slices on paper towels and crumble. Reserve 1 tablespoon bacon grease.
  2. Whisk mayonnaise, reserved bacon grease, honey, sugar, salt, and black pepper together in a bowl until dressing is smooth.
  3. Mix bacon, peas, celery, Cheddar cheese, and onion together in a bowl. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss to coat. Refrigerate until chilled, about 30 minutes.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

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Wow this is really good. I made exactly as written with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper for half a recipe. Oh...except I used frozen peas that i rinsed under cold water and let...

This was Delicious. I only used 2 slices of bacon and added 2 hard boiled eggs chopped and it was great. next time I will add more celery for some extra crunch. Thanks for the recipe.

This pea salad was delicious! I made the recipe as directed without making any changes. This will become my go-to recipe for pea salad in the future.

Had originally planned on making tuna salad and had already boiled the pasta when I realized-out of tuna. I found this doing an ingredient search for peas and bacon. So I easily adapted it into ...

Wow this is great. I recommend not adding the cheese and bacon until right before serving to prevent getting soggy. I took this in my lunch for four days and it held up well.

First time making a pea salad. Made it for a party and everyone loved it. No changes. Almost omitted the raisins but it adds just a touch of sweetness. It's a keeper.

I love bacon pea salad! I altered the recipe to suit my taste: omitted white sugar; omitted celery; no extra salt; doubled raw honey; 1/2 cup chopped onion. I will definitely make this again!

I. Have made this twice. Once as written and was loved by one and all. The second time that I made it, I used a sharp cheese and shredded it. It was so good that my husband raved over it , and...

I love pea salad, I use my fresh peas from my garden, will make it again but my husband don't like peas so I get it all for myself lol

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