Creamy Pea Salad with Bacon

5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
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Creamy Pea Salad with Bacon is a popular southern dish that is filled with crunchy peas, crispy bacon, chopped red onions, and cheddar cheese. This is an easy to make side dish that is perfect for your next potluck!


  • 2 pounds peas thawed
  • 1/2 cup red onion chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup cheddar cheese cubed
  • 8 slices bacon cooked and chopped
  • 3 Tablespoons parsley chopped
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 3 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar


  1. In a large bowl add the peas, red onion, cheddar cheese, bacon and parsley. 

  2. In a small bowl whisk together sour cream, mayonnaise, cider vinegar, and sugar.

  3. Pour the creamy mixture in the large bowl over the peas. Toss until the peas are fully coated. Chill for 30 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts
Creamy Pea Salad with Bacon
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2745 Calories from Fat 1656
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 184g 283%
Saturated Fat 78g 390%
Cholesterol 372mg 124%
Sodium 2633mg 110%
Potassium 3074mg 88%
Total Carbohydrates 159g 53%
Dietary Fiber 48g 192%
Sugars 72g
Protein 118g 236%
Vitamin A 208.6%
Vitamin C 467.6%
Calcium 161%
Iron 89.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.