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Cashew Pea Salad

Cashew Pea SaladA delicious English pea salad with sliced green onions and celery, crisp bacon and chopped cashews in a tasty sour cream dressing.

Recipe Ingredients:

Dressing:
3/4 cup vegetable oil
1/4 cup red wine vinegar
1 garlic clove, finely minced
1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard
1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
3/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon sugar

Salad:
1 (10-ounce) package frozen peas, thawed
2 celery ribs, thinly sliced
2 green onions, thinly sliced
1/2 cup sour cream
4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled
3/4 cup chopped cashews
Lettuce leaves and tomato wedges (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Dressing: Combine the ingredients in a small bowl; mix well. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  2. For Salad: In a large bowl, combine peas, celery and onions.
  3. Combine sour cream and 2 tablespoons dressing (refrigerate remaining dressing for another use); mix well. Fold into the pea mixture.
  4. Just before serving, stir in bacon and cashews. If desired, serve on a bed of lettuce and garnish with tomato wedges.

Makes 6 servings.