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A serving of creamy Pea and Pasta Salad recipe

Creamy Pea Pasta Salad Recipe

  • Author: Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 11 Minutes
  • Total Time: 26 minutes
  • Yield: 8 -10 Servings 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Mixed
  • Cuisine: American

Description

Creamy Pea Pasta Salad Recipe that is perfect served along side a holiday ham or for a side dish with any meal. Would be delicious served at a summer barbecue.


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Ingredients

Salad Ingredients

  • 8 oz bow tie pasta, cooked el dente, drained well
  • 1 large fresh tomato, diced
  • 5 green onions, sliced
  • 8 slices bacon, cooked crispy, drained and chopped
  • 3 hard boiled eggs, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 15 oz can Le Sueur Very Young Small Sweet Peas, drained well
Dressing Ingredients
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery seed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried dill weed

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta in a large pot of salted boiling water following the directions on the box. Rinse and drain the pasta well. Pour the pasta into a large mixing bowl.
  2. Add the diced tomatoes, sliced green onions and chopped bacon to the bowl. Toss well.
  3.  Roughly chop the hard boiled eggs and add them to the bowl. Gently mix to combine with the other ingredients.
  4. In a small bowl mix the dressing ingredients well.
  5. Pour the dressing over the salad ingredients in the bowl and toss well to coat all of the pasta salad ingredients with the dressing.
  6.  Fold the drained Le Sueur Very Young Small Sweet Peas into the pasta salad just until combined.
  7. Slice a few extra hard boiled eggs in half and arrange on top of the creamy pea pasta salad before serving, if desired.
  8. Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve.
  9. Makes about 8 servings.

Notes

I used a combination of small fresh red tomatoes and yellow cherry tomatoes from my garden. You can use 1 or 2 large red tomatoes if that that is what you have.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Calories: 449
  • Carbohydrates: 24.2g
  • Fiber: 3.7g
  • Protein: 14.1g
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