Creamy Bacon & Pea SaladCreamy Bacon & Pea Salad
Creamy Bacon & Pea Salad
Creamy Bacon & Pea Salad
Just as it was thirty years ago, this Creamy Bacon and Pea Salad should be at every BBQ this summer. It’s easy to make, can be prepped ahead of time and is a crowd pleaser.
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Recipe - ST. LOUIS PARK (+Wines & Spirits)
Recipe: Creamy Bacon & Pea Salad
Creamy Bacon & Pea Salad
Prep Time10 Minutes
Servings8
Cook Time20 Minutes
Ingredients
1 pound bacon
2 pounds peas, thawed
½ red onion, thinly sliced
8 ounces cheddar cheese, cubed
½ cup plain Greek yogurt
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
2 scallions, chopped
Directions
  1. Heat a large skillet and cook the bacon until crispy. Remove from the pan and set aside to cool. Once cooled, chop up into small pieces.
  2. In a large bowl, add the peas, red onion, cheddar cheese, and crumbled bacon.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper.
  4. Add the dressing to the pea mixture and stir well to combine. Top with the chopped scallions. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate it until you’re ready to enjoy it.
10 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
8
Servings

Shop Ingredients

Makes 8 servings
1 pound bacon
L&B Uncured Apple Smoked Bacon
L&B Uncured Apple Smoked Bacon, 12 Ounce
$8.99$0.75/oz
2 pounds peas, thawed
Our Family Garden Peas
Our Family Garden Peas, 24 Ounce
$4.99$0.21/oz
½ red onion, thinly sliced
Red Onions
Red Onions, 1 Pound
$2.49 avg/ea$2.49/lb
8 ounces cheddar cheese, cubed
L&B Medium Cheddar Cheese
L&B Medium Cheddar Cheese, 1 Pound
$6.99/lb$6.99/lb
½ cup plain Greek yogurt
The Greek Gods Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt
The Greek Gods Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt, 24 Ounce
$5.99$0.25/oz
3 tablespoons mayonnaise
Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise
Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise, 15 Ounce
$4.99$0.33/oz
2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
Heinz Distilled Apple Cider Vinegar
Heinz Distilled Apple Cider Vinegar, 32 Ounce
$3.69$0.12/oz
1 tablespoon sugar
Our Family Granulated Sugar
Our Family Granulated Sugar, 4 Pound
$4.09$1.02/lb
½ teaspoon salt
Morton Salt
Morton Salt, 26 Ounce
$2.69$0.10/oz
¼ teaspoon black pepper
L&B Coarse Ground Black Pepper
L&B Coarse Ground Black Pepper, 2 Ounce
$6.79$3.40/oz
2 scallions, chopped
Green Onions Bunched
Green Onions Bunched, 1 Each
$1.49

Directions

  1. Heat a large skillet and cook the bacon until crispy. Remove from the pan and set aside to cool. Once cooled, chop up into small pieces.
  2. In a large bowl, add the peas, red onion, cheddar cheese, and crumbled bacon.
  3. In a small bowl, whisk together the Greek yogurt, mayonnaise, apple cider vinegar, sugar, salt, and pepper.
  4. Add the dressing to the pea mixture and stir well to combine. Top with the chopped scallions. Serve immediately, or cover and refrigerate it until you’re ready to enjoy it.