This is a family
favorite that I enjoyed when I was young, and still do today. It is a
very easy-to-make vegetable salad. Great for taking to a potluck or even
a picnic. Your family will love this recipe! This salad also goes
especially well with lamb.
More of Linda's delicious
Pea Recipes and
Salads and Salad Dressing Recipes.
Green Pea Salad Recipe
Salad and Salad Dressing,
Yields: serves many
Prep time: 15 min
1 (10-ounce) package frozen petite green peas or
cups fresh peas
1 cup thinly sliced celery
3 green onions, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoon sour cream
1 to 2 teaspoons freshly-squeezed
lemon juice or to taste
salt and freshly-ground
black pepper to taste
Frozen Peas: If you are
using frozen peas, thaw, drain and pat dry with paper towels.
Fresh Peas: If you
are using fresh peas, bring a pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add peas
and cook until tender, approximately 2 to 3 minutes. Drain and refresh under
cold running water. Pat dry with paper towels.
In a medium-size bowl, add prepared green peas, celery, and onions; set
In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, salt, and
Pour prepared mayonnaise mixture over the pea mixture and toss lightly. Cover
and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.