Sweet Pea Salad

Sweet Pea Salad Recipe

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Vickie Parks


A friend who brought this to our den's 4th of July picnic one year, and I had to get the recipe from her! It's so delicious. It makes a lot, so I like to take it to potluck parties and large gatherings. And there's never any leftovers, and I'm usually asked for the recipe--which are good signs that others enjoy it as much as we do.

★★★★★ 1 vote
about 24
3 Hr 15 Min
No-Cook or Other


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4 bag(s)
(16-oz each) frozen peas, not thawed (i usually use only 3 bags, but original recipe called for 4 bags)
8 oz
sliced water chestnuts, drained
1 bunch
celery, chopped
1 large
red onion, chopped
8 oz
smoked gouda or edam cheese, cubed
1 1/4 c
low-fat sour cream
1 tsp
granulated sugar
1 tsp
1 tsp
black pepper
1 c
sliced cashews

How to Make Sweet Pea Salad


  • 1Place frozen peas, chestnuts, celery, onion, and cheese in a large salad bowl.
  • 2In a small mixing bowl, stir together the sour cream and sugar until well blended. Add the sour cream mixture to the salad, then season with salt and pepper. Toss thoroughly with a large spoon. Place in refrigerator for several hours (or overnight is ideal).
  • 3Add the cashews just before serving, and toss well to thoroughly blend all ingredients.

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About Sweet Pea Salad

Course/Dish: Other Salads
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Dutch
Dietary Needs: Low Carb
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #peas, #salad, #smoky cheese

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