Where has this pea salad been all my life? I bet you never thought you’d see the day where I wrote that, did you? It’s true. I love this salad. That might be because it has a cheater garlic aioli (just a fancy name for garlic mayo) bacon, new potatoes, new peas…and oh man, is it ever easy to make.
So you still aren’t seeing me exult over a green salad, don’t fear 😉
Fresh Pea Salad Recipe
This pea salad can be served hot or cold, be made the day of or ahead of time, can have the ratios fiddled with easily…it’s just a serious winner winner potato salad for dinner.
Pea Salad Ingredients
- fresh peas
- garlic powder
- light mayo
- green onions
How to Make Pea Salad
- Place potatoes and peas into a medium sized serving bowl.Combine the bacon, garlic, mayo and green onions then
- scoop onto the potatoes and peas.
- Mix together thoroughly and serve.
- This salad can be served hot or cold!
I can’t stress enough how garden fresh veggies are what is going to make this salad sing, so get thee into your backyards or to your local Farmer’s Market. Fresh peas…there just ain’t nothing like ’em.
Except maybe for bacon.
I did try to make this better for you by using light mayo…but really..do whatcha like, folks. This is definitely not going to be a low calorie salad but take the hit. It’s so worth it!
The Ukrainian girl in me would ADD MORE GARLIC. Ooops. Sorry, that was my inner Ukrainian shouting, actually. I would add more onions and garlic..but again, I have those genes that can take a lot of both of those!
Play around with it and enjoy!
Happy Cooking everyone!
Love you more than garlic,
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Baby Potato and Pea Salad With Garlic Bacon Aioli
- Prep Time
- 20 minutes
- Cook Time
- 20 minutes
- Karlynn Johnston
- 1 cup fresh peas lightly steamed
- 3 cups cooked chopped potatoes
- 6 slices bacon cooked grease blotted off and chopped.
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 cup light mayo
- 5 stems green onions chopped
Place potatoes and peas into a medium sized serving bowl.
Combine the bacon, garlic, mayo and green onions then scoop onto the potatoes and peas.
Mix together thoroughly and serve.
This salad can be served hot or cold!
All calories and info are based on a third party calculator and are only an estimate. Actual nutritional info will vary with brands used, your measuring methods, portion sizes and more.