"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

Fresh Pea Salad Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Christie Sweigart

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 Slices bacon
1 pkg. (20oz) Fresh green peas
2 stalks chopped celery
Cup Mayonnaise
1 tbsp. Honey
1 tbsp. White Sugar
Cup cubed cheddar cheese
⅓ Cup chopped onion
Salt and Pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
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.

Whisk mayonnaise, reserved bacon grease, honey, sugar, salt, and black pepper together in a bowl until dressing is smooth.

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.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8 Servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
50 mins.

 

 

 

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