"This has been a staple dish on my Mom's table since she's been cooking, over 60 years! It's easy and attractive to present. You can add sliced boiled eggs and finely chopped red onion, if desired." — Jonna
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1 (8 ounce) package
deluxe American cheese, diced
3 (15 ounce) cans
baby peas, drained
creamy salad dressing (such as Miracle Whip®)
1 (4 ounce) jar
diced pimentos, drained
ground black pepper
We use to make this with thrawed bag frozen peas. drained well. Hellmens. one/eight sm chopped onion. white peper,
shredded cheddar cheese. i/8 tsp of dry mustard for that added kick. I could eat it all.
Hello. I submitted this recipe and it should read DELUXE American cheese slices. 8 Slice package. It makes a big difference to use it. Thanks for looking.
Great recipe. I used cheddar and half mayo and half Miracle Whip. I added boiled eggs also. This was just like my Grandmothers. A great easy salad.
I have had this salad many times!!! I LOVE IT!! I use Hellman's mayonnaise and block mild cheddar cheese cubed.
this recipe is good but add a few drops of Tobasco sauce and a few drops of lemon juice to kick up the flavor to overcome the blandness
I love love love pea salad and I had never made it myself till now. Stumbled upon this recipe and its yum! I did add broccoli just because my husband loves broccoli it did not over take the taste of the peas either. Good for a quick side dish! :)
This recipe does take you back to the day. But I have always added some horseradish sauce ( Woeber's ) to my Hellmans and also hard boiled eggs. I usually cube Velveeta too instead of the sliced cheese. It needs to marinate in the frig to get good and cold too.
I never even heard of pea salad till I moved to Indiana, so I have bought it a few times in stores and tried it in buffets here. I love it, so decided to make it and where else to go but allreciptes right? This one is a bit different than what I have gotten here in Indian but I love it. I took some advice and changed it a bit, used frozen peas ( 6 cups) and added half mayo and half miracle whip. Its delish.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Mom's Easy Pea Salad
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 105
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