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Saturday, October 3, 2009

*Crispy Pea Salad*

Hello everyone! Today's recipe is Crispy Pea Salad. You can use frozen peas instead of fresh. If you use frozen be sure to pat them dry before putting them in the bowl. Crisp bacon chopped up can also be stirred in to the salad just before serving. Well enjoy!

*Crispy Pea Salad*

Servings: 8

Note: Salad dressing is not included in the nutrition value.

1 Lb. fresh peas, shelled (2 cups)
8 Oz. cheddar cheese, shredded
1/2 Cup celery, chopped
1 Cup Iceberg lettuce, shredded
1/4 Cup green bell pepper, chopped
1/3 Cup light mayonnaise
1 Tbls. raspberry vinaigrette Salad dressing
1 Tsp. Italian seasoning
1/4 Tsp. ground black pepper

In large bowl, combine peas, cheese, celery, lettuce and green pepper; lightly toss. In a small bowl, mix mayonnaise, vinaigrette, Italian seasoning and black pepper.Pour on salad mixture and lightly toss until coated. Cover and refrigerate 4 to 24 hours.

Per Serving: 189 Cal (55% from Fat, 22% from Protein, 23% from Carb); 11 g Protein; 12 g Tot Fat; 6 g Sat Fat; 3 g Mono Fat; 2 g Poly Fat; 11 g Carb; 4 g Fiber; 0 g Sugar; 226 mg Calcium; 1 mg Iron; 417 mg Sodium; 32 mg Cholesterol.

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