Tuesday, September 15, 2015

#3615 - Bacon and Pea Salad

(by Shirley McNevich)

1lb. bacon (fried and crumbled)
2lbs. frozen peas (thawed and well drained)
3/4 cup grated/shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/2 of a small red onion (chopped)
1/2 cup mayo
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. fresh ground black pepper
1/4 tsp. paprika
cherry tomatoes (quartered)

In a large glass bowl add thawed peas, shredded cheese and chopped onions--toss to coat. Add mayo, crumbled bacon, salt, pepper and paprika--toss to coat. Taste--add/adjust spices as necessary, then toss again. Cover and refrigerate until very cold. When ready to serve, add quartered cherry tomatoes and toss well. Optional: add some of your favorite shaped pasta (cooked and well drained).

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