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Pea Salad Classic Recipe on a table being served as side dish.

Classic Pea Salad Recipe

This Classic Pea Salad Recipe is a side dish that will feel at home next to just about any main! Great for picnics, pitch ins and potlucks, the sweet peas combine perfectly with salty bacon in a creamy mayonnaise dressing!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword peas, vegetable salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
Chilling Time 1 hour
Servings 10 servings
Calories 361 kcal


  • 3 15- ounce cans sweet peas
  • ½ cup onions chopped
  • 3 eggs hard boiled and chopped
  • 4 strips of bacon cooked and chopped
  • 2/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Carefully stir until all ingredients are well combined, being careful not to smash the peas while stirring.
    Combining all pea salad ingredients
  2. Cover and chill for at least one hour before serving.
    Classic Pea Salad with chopped bacon on top.
Nutrition Facts
Classic Pea Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 361
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.