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 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
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.