*Note:Frozen peas can be used; place the peas in a strainer in the sink. Pour boiling water over the peas to thaw; and then allow peas to cool before preparing the salad.
- Place peas, shredded cheese, celery and onions in a bowl.
- In a separate bowl, combine dressing ingredients. Pour dressing over pea and cheese mixture and blend well. If desired, fold in bacon bits.
- Cover and refrigerate before serving. Doubles easily.
|Prep Time: 15 minutes|
Container: salad bowl
|-||15 ounces canned peas, drained*|
|-||1 cup cheddar or colby cheese, shredded|
|-||1 cup celery, coarsely chopped|
|-||1/4 cup onion, minced (adjust to taste)|
|-||1/2 cup salad dressing or mayonnaise|
|-||2 teaspoons sugar|
|-||2 teaspoons milk|
|-|| salt and pepper to taste|
|-||1/2 cup bacon bits (optional)|