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Crispy & Crunchy Pea Salad


A unique, distinctive vegetable side dish, or a delightful salad.



1 Package Frozen Petite Peas (defrosted and drained)
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 tsp sale
1/2 cup chopped green onions
2 tbsp sour cream
1/4 cup garden dressing (recipe follows)
Addt'l sour cream
1 cup coarsely chopped cashews
1/4 cup crisp bacon bits
Red leaf lettuce leaves (washed, drained, chilled)

Garden Dressing:
1 cup red wine vinegar
1 tsp fresh ground black pepper
3/4 tsp fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp sale
1 tsp Dijon type mustard
1 mashed clove of garlic
1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
3 cup Corn Oil
1 tsp sugar


Place peas in a bowl and gently mix in onions, celery, salt, sour cream and dressing. Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Remove from refrigerator 30 min before serving. Add additional sour cream, if necessary, stir in nuts and bacon bits, and place on lettuce-lined platter or individual plates. Garnish with additional nuts, optional.

Dressing Preparation: In blender, mix juice, vinegar, salt and pepper, Worcestershire sauce, mustard, garlic and sugar. Slowly pour in oil in a steady stream. Keeps for several weeks in refrigerator.

Nutritional Information Per Serving

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