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Mom's Easy Pea Salad

Rated as 4.75 out of 5 Stars

"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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3 h 10 m servings 184
Original recipe yields 12 servings


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  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; 11.7 13.7 6.9 27 773 Full nutrition

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We use to make this with thrawed bag frozen peas. drained well. Hellmens. one/eight sm chopped onion. white peper, shredded cheddar cheese. i/8 tsp of dry mustard for that added kick. I could ea...

Hello. I submitted this recipe and it should read DELUXE American cheese slices. 8 Slice package. It makes a big difference to use it. Thanks for looking.

Great recipe. I used cheddar and half mayo and half Miracle Whip. I added boiled eggs also. This was just like my Grandmothers. A great easy salad.

I have had this salad many times!!! I LOVE IT!! I use Hellman's mayonnaise and block mild cheddar cheese cubed.

this recipe is good but add a few drops of Tobasco sauce and a few drops of lemon juice to kick up the flavor to overcome the blandness

I love love love pea salad and I had never made it myself till now. Stumbled upon this recipe and its yum! I did add broccoli just because my husband loves broccoli it did not over take the tast...

This recipe does take you back to the day. But I have always added some horseradish sauce ( Woeber's ) to my Hellmans and also hard boiled eggs. I usually cube Velveeta too instead of the sliced...

I never even heard of pea salad till I moved to Indiana, so I have bought it a few times in stores and tried it in buffets here. I love it, so decided to make it and where else to go but allreci...

Loved this easy 5 star recipe! One tweak, I added a small amount of chopped onion. Delicious!