Peas and Crumbled Bacon Salad


16 oz package frozen peas, defrosted

8 to 10 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled

1/3 cup mayonnaise

1/3 cup sharp cheddar cheese, grated

¼ onion, finely chopped  

½ tsp salt

½ tsp pepper

½ tsp sugar

2 Tbsp sunflower seeds

Optional: lettuce for serving and sliced cherry tomatoes


Mix peas, bacon, mayonnaise, cheese, and onion together.

Stir in salt, pepper, and sugar, and taste for seasonings.

Top with sunflower seeds.

Serving Suggestion: Line a plate with lettuce leaves and mound Pea and Crumbled Bacon Salad on the lettuce. Sprinkle the sunflower seeds over the top.  If desired, place a few sliced cherry tomatoes around the edges of the plate. 

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