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5 from 3 votes

Creamy Bacon Pea Salad

You can make this Creamy Bacon Pea Salad before you start on the fabulous main dish, and it’ll wait patiently in the fridge until dinner is ready to serve.
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  • 1 lb peas, frozen
  • 5 slices bacon, cooked, diced
  • ¼ red onion, diced
  • 3 ounces cheddar, diced
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • ¼ cup ranch dressing
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • as desired salt and pepper


  • Place frozen peas into a colander and place that into a bowl. Pour hot water over them to thaw them. Drain well.
  • In a bowl, the sour cream, onion, mayo, ranch dressing, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Mix well.
  • Place the peas into a bowl and mix the dressing into the peas. Fold half of the bacon and all of the cheese into the salad.
  • Garnish with remaining bacon. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to let the flavors settle.


Nutrition Information:

Calories: 255kcal (13%)Carbohydrates: 12g (4%)Protein: 10g (20%)Fat: 25g (38%)Saturated Fat: 6g (30%)Cholesterol: 30mg (10%)Sodium: 410mg (17%)Potassium: 254mg (7%)Fiber: 3g (12%)Sugar: 5g (6%)Vitamin A: 685IU (14%)Vitamin C: 31.5mg (38%)Calcium: 95mg (10%)Iron: 1.3mg (7%)