Bacon Pea Salad Recipe

"Peas, bacon, cheese, onions, celery, and mayo dressing are tossed together and chilled in this great summer salad."


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  • 4 slices bacon
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 (20 ounce) package fresh green peas
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1/2 cup cubed Cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup chopped onion
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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 g fat;15.6 g carbohydrates;7.9 g protein;21 mg cholesterol;284 mg sodium.Full nutrition
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