Healthy and Refreshing Layered Baby Pea Salad Recipe

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Healthy and Refreshing Layered Baby Pea Salad Recipe
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15mins
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Recipe by Administrator
Published on October 29, 2023

Enjoy a delicious and nutritious layered baby pea salad. This recipe combines fresh ingredients like baby peas, lettuce, bacon, and cheese with a tangy homemade dressing. It is a perfect side dish for any meal and can be prepared in just a few minutes. Impress your guests with this colorful and flavorful salad that is packed with vitamins and minerals. Try out this easy recipe and add a burst of freshness to your dinner table.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups baby peas (fresh or frozen)
  • 4 cups lettuce (chopped)
  • 6 slices crispy bacon (cooked and crumbled)
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes (halved)
  • 1/2 cup red onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese (shredded)
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the mayonnaise, sour cream, Dijon mustard, white wine vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper. Whisk until well combined.
  2. In a large glass bowl or trifle dish, layer half of the lettuce, followed by half of the baby peas, cherry tomatoes, red onion, bacon, and cheddar cheese.
  3. Drizzle half of the dressing over the first layer.
  4. Repeat the layers with the remaining ingredients and dressing.
  5. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld together.
  6. Before serving, gently toss the salad to mix all the layers.
  7. Serve chilled and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Baby peas are a great source of vitamins A, C, and K.
  • This salad can be customized by adding other ingredients like boiled eggs or avocado.
  • Layering the salad gives it a visually appealing presentation.