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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Iowa Peas and Cheese Salad

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Category: Salads

 Ingredients List

  • 1/3 c To 1/2 cup mayo or salad dr
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/2 ts Prepared mustard
  • 1/4 ts Sugar
  • 1/8 ts Pepper
  • 2 c Cooked shelled green peas *
  • 1 c Diced mild Cheddar or Colby
  • -cheese
  • 1 md Stalk celery; thinly sliced
  • -(about 1/2 cup)
  • 3 Sweet pickles; chopped (abt
  • -1/4 cup)
  • 2 tb Finely chopped onion
  • 2 Hard-cooked eggs; chopped


Mix mayonnaise, salt, mustard, sugar and pepper in 2-1/2 quart bowl. Add
peas, cheese, celery, pickles and onion; toss. Stir in eggs. Cover and
refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour. Serve on lettuce leaves, if
desired. Immediately refrigerate any remaining salad.

Variation: Substitute 1 can (15 oz) kidney beans, rinsed and drained, for
the fresh green peas.

* 1 10-oz pkg frozen green peas, thawed and drained, can be substituted for
the fresh green peas.

Nutritional info: 1 serving = 240 calories; 18g fat; 9g protein; 10g
carbohydrate; 100mg cholesterol; 500mg sodium.

NOTE: This is my personal favorite and my Sunday guests asked for the
recipe recently. So, if you want a sure winner, choose this one!

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