Ultimate Pea salad
Sometimes simple is over the top delicious, with the perfect amount of cheese, bacon, onion, and Mayonnaise. Perfect side for Thanksgiving, get together, or party. Looking for the perfect side dish for a potluck? I am sure they will love this one! It's the perfect salad recipe for barbecues and a family favorite.
You Will Need
2 1/2 Cup Frozen Peas
1/2 Cup Best Foods Real Mayonnaise
1/2 Cup shredded Colby Jack Cheese
1/2 small purple onion
4 Slices Bacon
Salt and Pepper To Taste
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Do you have to cook frozen peas for salad?
You don't have to cook frozen peas before making pea salad. That's because when you buy frozen peas, they've already been blanched. ... Simply run the peas under cold water to allow them to defrost.
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1. Blanch frozen peas for 2 min (bring to boil, for 2 min then drain) at this point you can place them in ice water or place them into the refrigerator until you get the rest of your ingredients together.
2. Fry bacon until crisp, drain grease, and cut into bite size pieces. (set aside)
3. Dice Onion (set aside)
4. Shred Cheese (set aside)
5. Mix Peas, Mayonnaise, Cheese, Onion and bacon in a serving bowl. Salt and Pepper to taste.
6. Refrigerate until ready to eat. Best served cold.
Notes: Salt & Pepper To Taste