For years, I have seen a version of this Skinny Pea Salad Recipe on buffet tables at potlucks. There is just something about this that screams summer and barbecue events. Personally, I am not a big fan of peas, but my friend Kari from Craft Create Cook made this for me since I knew many of you would love it. It's a great way to create a point friendly salad that fits into any dietary plan.
Skinny Pea Salad Recipe
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This skinny pea salad recipe is a classic that most love. Since peas are now a zero point food on Weight Watchers FreeStyle it is definitely even more popular. Using things like mayonnaise, bacon, and cheese can add points, but they are well worth it for this recipe.
Recommendations: Kari shared two products that really make this easier to manage. When cutting onions, she uses an Onion Holder for Slicing. This is a great inexpensive option to help make those even cuts and keep your fingers safe. When cutting blocks of cheese for salads like this one, she uses this vegetable or cheese slicer. It makes it much easier to get even slices and takes less time. Another great option is this Pro Vegetable Chopper.
Ingredients for Pea Salad Recipe:
1 bag, 14 oz, frozen peas, thawed
6 slices of center cut bacon, cooked and chopped
1 small red onion, diced
6 ounces 2% cheddar cheese, cut into small cubes
½ cup light mayonnaise
1 tablespoon sour cream
salt and pepper
Directions for Pea Salad Recipe:
Add peas, bacon, onion, and cheese to a large mixing bowl and mix well.
Add mayonnaise, sour cream and mix well. Season with salt and pepper and stir until combined.
Refrigerate for 4 hours or until ready to serve. Store covered, in the refrigerator.
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- 1 bag, 14 oz, frozen peas, thawed
- 6 slices of center cut bacon, cooked and chopped
- 1 small red onion, diced
- 6 ounces 2% cheddar cheese, cut into small cubes
- ½ cup light mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon sour cream
- salt and pepper
- Add peas, bacon, onion, and cheese to a large mixing bowl and mix well.
- Add mayonnaise, sour cream and mix well. Season with salt and pepper and stir until combined.
- Refrigerate for 4 hours or until ready to serve. Store covered, in the refrigerator.
Makes 8 ½ cup servings (approximate - depending on the size of pieces may be more/less)
4 SmartPoints per serving on Weight Watchers FreeStyle, Flex, or Your Way Plans
8 SmartPoints per serving on Beyond the Scale
6 Pointeaspoonlus per serving
This easy skinny pea salad is a great option to go alongside your favorite grilled chicken, burger, or fish recipe this summer. If you are following the Weight Watchers FreeStyle program, then you'll love that this is lower in points. For an easy and delicious option for potlucks, barbecues, or just a side dish for Sunday dinner, grab this recipe and enjoy!
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More Weight Watchers Salads:
- Best Macaroni Salad
- Easy Asian Salad Recipe
- Low Fat Greek Salad Dressing Recipe
- Black Bean Corn Salad with Avocado
- Creamy Kale Salad with Brussels Sprouts
- Weight Watchers Greek Pasta Salad
- Healthy Creamy Pasta Salad with Peas and Ham