"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Pea Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Reed
Added: Monday, March 16, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 16 oz. cans peas, drained or 1 can peas and 1 can corn
1/2 cup chopped celery
3/4 cup chopped green pepper, optional
1 cup chopped onion
3 tbsp. pimento, chopped
1 lb. cheddar cheese, cubed, optional
1/2 cup unsalted peanuts, optional

Dressing:
3/4 cup sugar (may use less) or 6 pkgs. Equal
1/2 cup vinegar
1/2 cup oil, optional
1 tsp. salt
2 tbsp. water
1/2 tsp. pepper

Directions:
Directions:
Put vegetables in a large bowl. Mix together the dressing ingredients and pour over vegetables and cheese. Marinate all day or overnight.
Make at least 8 hours ahead

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
If you omit peanuts, its entirely vegetarian.

 

 

 

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