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crunchy pea salad

★★★★★ 12
a recipe by
Linda Brown
Taylorsville, KY

I saw this recipe on Hidden Valley Ranch website and it looked too good not to share.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

The addition of the cauliflower and nuts really make this dish special. Prepare to serve up seconds!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★★ 12
serves 6 - 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For crunchy pea salad

  • 1 pkg
    (10 oz) frozen peas or 2 cups fresh peas
  • 1 c
    diced celery
  • 1 c
    chopped cauliflower
  • 1 c
    coarsely chopped cashews
  • 3/4 c
    diced green onions
  • 3/4 c
    hidden valley original ranch dressing
  • 1/4 c
    sour cream
  • 2 tsp
    dijon mustard
  • 4 slice
    bacon, crisp-cooked and crumbled

How To Make crunchy pea salad

  • 1
    In a small bowl, add dressing, sour cream and mustard. Stir until well blended and set aside.
  • 2
    Rinse peas in hot water (or steam until tender, if fresh) and drain.
  • 3
    In a large bowl, combine peas, celery, cauliflower, cashews and onions.
  • 4
    Add dressing and toss salad until well coated.
  • 5
    Cover and refrigerate at least an hour.
  • 6
    Sprinkle bacon over the top and serve.