Mom's Easy Pea Salad

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This has been a staple dish on my Mom's table since she's been cooking, over 60 years! It's easy and attractive to present. You can add sliced boiled eggs and finely chopped red onion, if desired.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 10 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
12 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (8 ounce) package deluxe American cheese, diced

  • 3 (15 ounce) cans baby peas, drained

  • 1 cup creamy salad dressing (such as Miracle Whip®)

  • 1 (4 ounce) jar diced pimentos, drained

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • teaspoon ground black pepper

Directions

  1. Place the diced cheese into a salad bowl. Gently stir in the peas, salad dressing, pimentos, salt, and pepper until the diced cheese separates into small squares and the salad is thoroughly mixed. Cover and refrigerate 3 hours or overnight to chill and blend the flavors.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

184 Calories
12g Fat
14g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 184
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 4g 21%
Cholesterol 27mg 9%
Sodium 773mg 34%
Total Carbohydrate 14g 5%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 15mg 77%
Calcium 219mg 17%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 150mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.