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Green Pea Salad

Rated as 4.45 out of 5 Stars

"This is a quickly prepared recipe, and is always juicy and crunchy at the same time. It is a healthy lunch, or used as a cold dinner salad for hot summer nights. Excellent for potlucks."
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Ingredients

10 m servings 357
Original recipe yields 5 servings (6 to 7 servings)

Directions

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  1. In a colander, rinse frozen peas in cold water until thawed. Drain, and transfer to a large salad bowl.
  2. Add water chestnuts, tomatoes, onion, and sweet pickles; mix well.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together mayonnaise and a little pickle or lemon juice. Do not make the mixture to soupy. Pour over vegetables, and gently stir to coat.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 357 calories; 26.8 25.4 6.2 13 341 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This was a very interesting combination of flavors and textures. Oddly, the taste reminded me of a hamburger--when you get down to that last bite and there's nothing left but bun and condiments....

Most helpful critical review

This salad might be okay with fresh peas. I thought the mayonnaise dressing was a bit plain, so I added a squeeze of fresh lemon and some brown sugar, as found in another recipe here. It was oka...

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This was a very interesting combination of flavors and textures. Oddly, the taste reminded me of a hamburger--when you get down to that last bite and there's nothing left but bun and condiments....

This is an excellent salad, but if you don't like sweet pickles, which I don't, leave them out and it is fine. Also remember you can lower the calorie content by using light mayonnaise which wo...

This was good. I used lowfat mayo and pickle juice instead of lemon. My supermarket was out of plum tomatoes so i used about 1/2 pint of grape tomatoes cut in 1/2. I thought it tasted good the n...

I actually loved this combination. However, I will say, that I modified, only because of what I had. One, my Romas were rather large, so 3 equaled 6 easily. And when I thought I had sweet pickle...

Excellent side dish, quick and easy to prepare.

Great combinaton of pantry ingrediants and quick assembly. Very tasty. I used bell peppers instead of tomatoes and added a bit of salt and lemon zest

Great salad.The people at our table loved it and that's what counts. The crunchy chestnuts made it special.I ate some leftover salad the next day after it had a chance to blend and it was even b...

I added finely chopped celery instead of water chestnuts and it was great.

Very good. I added red and orange bell peppers and celery. I subbed relish for the sweet pickles. I'll make this again for sure. Thank you