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Pea Salad

Simple Pea Salad is a delicious southern side dish that is filled with frozen peas, bacon, chopped red onions, and cheddar cheese.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken salad, peas, side dish
Author: Kasey Schwartz


  • 16 ounces frozen peas
  • 4 ounces sharp cheddar cheese cubed
  • 1/2 small red onion diced
  • 1/4 pound bacon cooked and finely chopped


  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


  • Remove the peas from freezer and place in a colander and allow to slightly thaw while preparing the dressing.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, sugar, vinegar, salt, and black pepper.
  • Add the peas, bacon, cheddar cheese, and red onion and stir to combine.
  • Once mixed, add the pea salad to the fridge and chill for 1-3 hours before serving.