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Pea Salad With Pimentos and Cheese

Rated as 4.2 out of 5 Stars

"This is a quick and easy - and tasty - recipe that was a standard at my extended family's special dinners. Great Aunt Betty almost always brought this as a dish to pass, and it was always gone by the end of dinner."
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Ingredients

12 h 20 m servings 266 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings

Directions

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  1. Mix peas, pimento peppers, Colby cheese, onion, mayonnaise, salt, and black pepper together in a bowl with a lid. Cover and refrigerate for at least 12 hours before serving for best flavor; stir again before serving.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 266 calories; 20.9 g fat; 12.3 g carbohydrates; 8.3 g protein; 25 mg cholesterol; 514 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made this recipe using thawed, frozen peas and the rest as directed. I did let it rest overnight before serving. It was ok, but need more zip for us. The mayonnaise covered the pimentos and...

Thanks for publishing this. My mom always made it too!

When you make this according to the recipe, it has the consistency of potato salad--and the flavors blend easier with canned peas. My experience with thawed frozen peas as the main ingredient i...

This dish, or different versions of it, is a staple in the south, and I've seen it made in any number of ways. It's just a matter of taste, but I prefer a crisper dish, by using frozen peas, ins...

I LOVE vegetables but peas are one of my least favorite. Nonetheless, I make them on occasion for other people. Thus was the case for a St. Patrick's Day party. I certainly didn't think I'd like...