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Minty Pea Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Kristie Nelson
Added: Saturday, July 16, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 C fresh shelled peas
8 oz. snow peas, trimmed and stringed
1 large bunch fresh mint, stems removed (1 Cup)
1/3 C sour cream
1/3 C Hellmann's mayonnaise
Salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
8 slices crisp cooked bacon

Directions:
Directions:
Heat 2 medium size pans of water to boiling.

Add shelled peas to one and cook until just tender.
Add snow peas to the other pan and cook until just bright green and crisp. 30 to 60 seconds.

Drain and rinse both in cold water. Set aside to dry.

Reserve a few mint leaves for garnish and finely chop the rest.

Cut the snow peas into julienne strips, reserving a few whole for garnish.

Combine shelled peas with julienned snow peas in a medium bowl. Gently toss with chopped mint.

Mix sour cream and mayonnaise and fold into peas

Season to taste with salt and pepper.

Refrigerate covered until cold.

Sprinkle with bacon and garnish with reserved peas and mint leaves.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 ~ 8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Another brand of mayonnaise will change the flavor. If in a hurry, Bacos can be substituted for the bacon

 

 

 

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