12 Tasty Ideas For Making Pea Salad: {Yum!}

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Nothing says summer on a plate like a fresh salad featuring peas just plucked from the garden. Today’s Recipe Hit List highlights nearly 20 different versions that I’ve handpicked from around the ‘net, all featuring peas as a main ingredient (sometimes using fresh, sometimes using frozen). Some are homey and basic that are easy to whip up using simple ingredients while others take a little more work to prepare but are impressive on the table. Enjoy!


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  1. Fresh With Cheese & Herbs: Serves 4 (as a side), ingredients include olive oil, chopped onion, minced garlic, fresh cheese, salt and pepper to taste, freshly chopped basil and oregano (or use what you like) and a splash of balsamic vinegar and oil. From Tartlelette.
  2. With Cashews & Bacon: Ingredients include cooked & crumbled bacon, sliced celery, sliced green onions, chopped cashews, sour cream and mayonnaise. From Let’s Dish.
  3. Sugar Snaps with Sweet Ginger Soy Dressing: Ingredients include julienne cut carrots, sliced mushrooms, julienned cut red pepper, toasted sesame seeds. Dressing: dark sesame oil, peeled fresh ginger (minced), fresh garlic (minced), crushed red pepper, oyster sauce, soy sodium soy sauce, sugar and salt. From For The Love of Cooking.
  4. Crunchy Version: Ingredients include cooked & crumbled bacon, chopped celery, chopped red onion (or green onion), low-fat sour cream, chopped cashews or sunflower seeds and salt and pepper to taste. From Cast Sugar.
  5. Sesame Garlic: Ingredients include toasted sesame oil, seasoned rice vinegar, Aleppo chili flakes, mashed garlic, salt and sesame seeds. From The Hungry Mouse.
  6. Two Pea Version: Made with dried chickpeas (soaked in water overnight, or you can use cans), baby spinach, mint leaves, flat parsley leaves, natural yoghurt, extra virgin olive oil, lemon juice, sea salt and freshly ground white pepper. From cuisine.com.au.
  7. With Peanuts: A crunchy dish made with dry roasted peanuts, chopped celery, cooked and crumbled bacon strips, chopped red onion, mayonnaise and prepared zesty Italian salad dressing. From Taste of Home.
  8. With Cucumber & Mint: Made with extra-virgin olive oil, white-wine vinegar, Dijon mustard, coarse salt, ground pepper, peeled and thinly sliced cucumbers and small bunch mint leaves. From Martha Stewart.
  9. English: Made with cooked & crumbled bacon, finely minced onion, fresh mint (chopped), cubed sharp cheddar, white wine vinegar, mayonnaise, cayenne and salt to taste. From Homesick Texan.
  10. Spring Picnic Style: Serves 4 to 6, ingredients include sour cream, cream, prepared horseradish, fresh lemon juice, minced chives, minced chervil, minced parsley, chopped almonds, hard boiled eggs, thinly sliced radishes, Kosher salt and ground pepper. From food52.
  11. With Radishes and Feta Cheese: Serves 4 to 6, ingredients include ground cumin, fresh lime juice, honey, olive oil, chopped fresh dill, thinly sliced radishes, crumbled feta cheese and arugula (optional). From Dana Treat.
  12. Three Pea: Made with minced shallot, sherry vinegar, sour cream (or creme fraiche), extra-virgin olive oil. Can be prepared a day ahead (refrigerated). From Food & Wine.

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