Green Pea Salad Recipe

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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.

Green Pea Salad

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Green Pea Salad Recipe:

Recipe Type: Salad and Salad Dressing, Peas, Onion
Yields: serves many
Prep time: 15 min


1 (10-ounce) package frozen petite green peas or approximately 2 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
Coarse 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 aside.

In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, sour cream, lemon juice, salt, and pepper.

Pour prepared mayonnaise mixture over the pea mixture and toss lightly. Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving.

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