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Chilled Pea Salad With Bacon

Pea Salad With Bacon

Pea salad with bacon

Pea salad with bacon is a recipe my mother made for us growing up.  If you don’t like mayonnaise you might want to skip this one.  I know people are getting really good at substituting Greek yogurt but with this recipe- I’d stick to the mayonnaise.  It’s exactly the perfect flavor profile for this salad!  Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe 

I really enjoy pea salad with bacon during the summer months.  Freshly shucked peas, lettuce and vine ripened tomatoes straight from the garden.  Yum, yum and YUM!

To make Pea Salad with Bacon 

Pea salad with bacon

You will need peas, tomatoes, leaf lettuce, hard boiled eggs, bacon, mayonnaise, Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.

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Line a 6×6″ pan (or 8×8 will work too but you’ll want to double the recipe) with leaf lettuce.  This acts as a “plate for the salad to sit on.  It helps for serving later.

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Mix the peas with the mayonnaise add to the dish and smooth to make a level surface.

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Top with chopped bacon and sliced tomatoes.

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Next, top with sliced eggs.  Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper.

Pop it in the refrigerator and let chill for a couple of hours to firm up.

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Pea Salad with bacon will not hold a true form but you should be able to get easy scoops out of the dish.

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Pea Salad With Bacon
Summer salad with all the favorites from the garden!
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Ingredients
  1. 16 oz fresh or thawed frozen peas
  2. 1/8 cup mayonnaise
  3. 3 large leaves of leaf lettuce
  4. 4 strips of bacon, cooked and coarsely chopped
  5. 1 medium tomato, sliced into rings
  6. 1 Tablespoon Parmesan blend
  7. 2 hard boiled eggs sliced into rings
  8. Salt and Pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Thaw or shuck the peas
  2. Mix the peas with the mayonnaise until evenly coated
  3. Line your dish with lettuce leaves
  4. Put the pea mixture on the leaves and gently level to make a flat surface
  5. Top pea mixture in layers starting with bacon, then tomatoes.
  6. Sprinkle with the Parmesan blend
  7. Top with eggs
  8. Sprinkle with salt and pepper
  9. Cover and refrigerate for 2-4 hours
  10. Cut into 9 pieces
Notes
  1. The salad will be loose so don't be bummed if it doesn't hold its shape😀
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7 thoughts on “Chilled Pea Salad With Bacon

  1. Your Pea Salad with Bacon looks delicious, perfect for a summer table. I really appreciate you sharing with us at Full Plate Thursday and hope you have a great weekend!
    Come Back Soon,
    Miz Helen

  2. This salad looks amazing! Perfect for a summer lunch! All the ingredients go together so well! Thank you for sharing, and happy Fiesta Friday!

  3. Thank you for sharing this delicious recipe at the #RecipeSharingParty! I hope to see you next week. Pinned and Yummed. Please visit #OverTheMoon on Sunday or #ThursdayFavoriteThings for more sharing fun! Don’t forget to Comment your link #’s so I can be sure to visit and you get a chance to be featured!

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