Classic Creamy Pea Salad


  • 3 cups frozen peas, thawed
  • 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, cut into small cubes
  • 1/2 cup bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons fresh dill, chopped (or 1 tablespoon dried dill)
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, combine the thawed peas, finely chopped red onion, cheddar cheese cubes, and crumbled bacon.
  2. In a separate bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, sour cream, chopped dill, white vinegar, sugar, salt, and black pepper.
  3. Pour the dressing over the pea mixture and gently toss until everything is well coated.
  4. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to let the flavors meld.
  5. Before serving, give the salad a gentle stir and adjust the seasoning if needed.
  6. Serve chilled, and savor the delightful combination of peas, onions, cheddar cubes, and creamy dressing in this classic pea salad!

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