Amish Pea Salad Recipe

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Amish Pea Salad

Kimberly Kay


Another picnic salad from a different Amish cookbook. About the preparation time, it takes about 20 to 30 minutes to do all the chopping, etc., then there's the chilling time, to allow the flavors to blend.

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6 servings
3 Hr 30 Min


1 14 oz. can(s)
of good quality peas
1 c
cubed, mild longhorn or cheddar cheese
1 c
salted peanuts
1/3 c
chopped celery
1/4 c
chopped onion
1/4 c
chopped sweet pickle pieces (not relish)
1/4 c
chopped fresh parsley
2 Tbsp
chopped green bell pepper
1 Tbsp
chopped red bell pepper, or canned red pimento
hard-cooked egg, coarsly chopped
4 Tbsp
(heaping) creamy salad dressing (such as miracle whip)
1 tsp
lemon juice
1 tsp
prepared mustard
1 tsp
celery seed


1Combine all the ingredients in the order given in a large bowl and mix lightly.
2Chill for several hours (about 3 is good) in a tightly covered container to allow all of the flavors to meld (see my notes).

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Other Salads
Other Tag: Quick & Easy