#1 Pea Salad Most Requested!

#1 Pea Salad Most Requested!

Janie Hubshman-Edinger 7

"This is the pea salad everyone begs for at any event or anytime we make it. Easy and so addictive. Most folks are sure there is bacon in the recipe, but there is none needed for the fabulous flavor."


15 m servings 333 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 333 kcal
  • 17%
  • Fat:
  • 26.8 g
  • 41%
  • Carbs:
  • 17.4g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 8.8 g
  • 18%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 283 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place frozen peas in a colander; rinse under cold water until thawed. Drain and transfer to a large bowl. Add almonds and onions; mix well. Fold mayonnaise and black pepper into pea mixture until evenly coated. Cover and refrigerate until serving.
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  1. 33 Ratings


The smoke-flavored almonds distinguishes this recipe from the many other pea salad variations. Much like bacon, adding smoke or honey flavored almonds to a salad often makes it better, and unque...

I think the chopped smoked almonds is a fantastic idea that I will be adding to other salads as well! I also added some grated cheddar and a little red wine vinegar and sugar to the mayo.

Tasty and easy! I added more mayo, however.

OMG this was so good. I will make again and again.

Thought this combo was delicious! To those of you wondering about the "white and brown chunks", am sure those are pieces of onion and the chopped almonds.

Wonderful salad for those who enjoy peas. Easy, followed recipe to a T.

I really liked this recipe! I added shredded cheddar as suggested, but used 3/4 c of light Hellman's mayo. I could have used less onion because even though I used sweet onion, it was very stro...

I was skeptical at first because of the almonds. But, WOW!! This will undoubtedly become a new favorite in our home. Similar to a previous review, I added about 1/2 cup of shredded American c...

If you want the bacon flavor without the almonds, simply use salad baco-n-bits or fry some bacon to a crisp. The white chunks in the salad is probably the onion chunked. However, I have put ch...