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Bacon Ranch Pea Salad

Bacon Ranch Pea Salad

Susan Sunderman

"This easy salad came about in an attempt to satisfy my son who loves peas and my husband who doesn't. It has become a huge hit. You may want to double the recipe if you want any leftovers!"
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50 m servings 359 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 359 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 25.6 g
  • 39%
  • Carbs:
  • 18.3g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 14.1 g
  • 28%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 741 mg
  • 30%

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. Place bacon in a skillet over medium-high heat, and cook until evenly brown. Drain, crumble, and set aside.
  2. Bring the water to a boil in a pot. Boil the peas 1 minute, until just tender, and drain. Cool peas under cold running water.
  3. In a bowl, toss together bacon, peas, onion, Ranch dressing, and Cheddar cheese. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until chilled before serving.

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Great Recipe...I had tasted a great pea salad at a pot luck get together and was looking for a good recipe that seemed close. This was even better. I used a little less bacon (5 slices for a d...

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This was a nice change for a side dish. I didn't like it as much as I thought I would. I think I would have liked it better w/ canned peas, which I may try next time. I did use real bacon bits t...

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Great Recipe...I had tasted a great pea salad at a pot luck get together and was looking for a good recipe that seemed close. This was even better. I used a little less bacon (5 slices for a d...

I have a son who hates vegetables, so I am always on the lookout for new ways to try them. (I had to leave out the onions because he will not eat ANYTHING with onions.) This was a huge hit and i...

Try adding a touch of garlic powder to this (to taste). This salad is excellent. You can also put in a sweet red onion for a sweeter taste. Thanks for sharing...A keeper!

This is a great summer side dish(however I make it throughout the year). My grandmother made this for me as a child. She used ham and cheddar cheese cubes. Using bacon and shredded cheese is a...

This was wonderful, really easy and liked by all. It gets better with time. I put it on a bed of lettuce. I used mayo mixed with salt, pepper, a dash of vinegar and sugar and fresh chives.

This pea salad is delicious! Not a big fan of ranch dressing, but it all worked so well together. My whole family loved it!

Yummy!!! We loved it! I used green onions, not quite a whole bag of peas and a little less's a keeper!

This salad is very good with celery and red onion bits. Water chestnuts add a nice crunch, as well. The Ranch is a bit overpowering, but you can fix that by using less than the seasoning packet ...

I like this recipie. I am not a fan of ranch dressing so I just used mayonaise and s+p. I did put in celery and served it on a bed of lettuce. I ate the leftovers the next day and they were even...

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