Peanutty Pea Salad Recipe -
Peanutty Pea Salad Recipe
  • READY IN 45 mins

Peanutty Pea Salad

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"Tasty summer salad!"

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins

    45 mins


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, sour cream and white sugar.
  2. Add peas, onion, cranberries and peanuts and stir until evenly coated. Chill for 30 minutes before serving.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 24, 2003

I've made this salad twice. By the recipe exactly the first time, and with some modifications the second. Both are tasty! For some variation, eliminate the sugar, add 1/4 envelope of Ranch dressing mix, halve the peanuts and add 1/2c of celery instead. Yummy both ways. BTW, I used 1/2 of a very small red onion. Thanks Rebecca.

Most Helpful Critical Review
May 01, 2006

Sorry, my family did not care for this at all.


8 Ratings

Dec 24, 2003

This recipe would also be great for the Christmas holiday season - with the green peas and the red cranberries and onions it is perfect and tasty as well. You can make it with the peas frozen and let them thaw after salad is mixed. I found the onion amount to be a bit too much so I would cut it down by half. Enjoy!

May 15, 2003

I love this recipe! It reminds me of a salad that the dining hall at my university used to make. It had the same dressing, but used broccoli in place of peas and sunflower seeds in place of peanuts. I think I may try those substitutions next time. And I may cut down on the dressing.

Feb 06, 2007

I get asked for this recipe everytime I serve it. The combinations (peas, cranberries & peanuts) are great! VERY quick and easy.

Nov 15, 2007

This has become my favorite family reunion salad. I discovered it a while back and have been taking it to my family get togethers.

Oct 09, 2007

I thought this salad was fantastic, and so did everyone at the BBQ I took it to. My only suggestion was to cut down on the amount of dressing, but that's just my preference. Superb!

Jul 03, 2015

This recipe nails it. Savory-sweet-creamy goodness!


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  • Calories
  • 331 kcal
  • 17%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 25.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Fat
  • 23.2 g
  • 36%
  • Fiber
  • 4.3 g
  • 17%
  • Protein
  • 7.9 g
  • 16%
  • Sodium
  • 150 mg
  • 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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