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Bacon Pea Salad

Rated as 4.82 out of 5 Stars

"Peas, bacon, cheese, onions, celery, and mayo dressing are tossed together and chilled in this great summer salad."
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50 m servings 281
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until evenly browned, about 10 minutes. Drain bacon slices on paper towels and crumble. Reserve 1 tablespoon bacon grease.
  2. Whisk mayonnaise, reserved bacon grease, honey, sugar, salt, and black pepper together in a bowl until dressing is smooth.
  3. Mix bacon, peas, celery, Cheddar cheese, and onion together in a bowl. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss to coat. Refrigerate until chilled, about 30 minutes.


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  • Reynolds® Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 281 calories; 21.3 15.6 7.9 21 284 Full nutrition

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Wow this is really good. I made exactly as written with 1/2 teaspoon of salt and 1/4 teaspoon of pepper for half a recipe. Oh...except I used frozen peas that i rinsed under cold water and let...

This was Delicious. I only used 2 slices of bacon and added 2 hard boiled eggs chopped and it was great. next time I will add more celery for some extra crunch. Thanks for the recipe.

I've made other pea salads, but this one is my favorite. I followed the directions exactly and it's very good! I'm not sure that it's not even better one or two days later! I will make this one ...

This pea salad was delicious! I made the recipe as directed without making any changes. This will become my go-to recipe for pea salad in the future.

This recipe was so incredibly delicious. I would definitely listen to the recipe when it says to DRIZZLE the dressing over the salad. I had at least half the batch of dressing leftover and if I'...

I wondered if I'd like the honey in this dressing and I found that I did enjoy it very much. I made the recipe as directed except that I minced the onion finely and mixed it into the dressing a...

Very good pea salad! My only addition to it is hard boiled eggs. My version has diced eggs, peas, bacon, cheese, onion. The dressing in this recipe takes it over the top!!! Woot-Woot!

I have made this salad many times. My husband loves it. It is a great substitute for potato salad to go with BBQ sandwiches. I change it up a bit by using 1/2 frozen peas and 1/2 frozen co...

Had originally planned on making tuna salad and had already boiled the pasta when I realized-out of tuna. I found this doing an ingredient search for peas and bacon. So I easily adapted it into ...