Easy Creamy Pea Salad Recipe

Easy Creamy Pea Salad

Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins

The best classic, old fashioned, quick and easy, creamy green pea salad recipe, homemade with simple ingredients in one pot or bowl in 20 minutes. This cold Summer salad is loaded with green peas, sour cream, mayonnaise, onions, bacon, cheddar cheese! 

Servings: 4 People
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy salad, homemade, summer salad
Calories: 712 kcal
Author: Abeer


  • 1 cup Mayonnaise Full fat
  • 1/2 cup Sour cream Full fat
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp Granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp Apple cider vinegar Optional
  • 1 cup Cheddar cheese Shredded
  • 1/2 cup Red onions Finely chopped
  • 1 Bag Frozen green peas 16 oz. bag, Thawed
  • 1/2 cup Cheddar cubes Optional
  • 1/2 cup Bacon bits


  1. In a large mixing bowl or salad bowl, add mayo, sour cream, salt, pepper, garlic powder, sugar, vinegar (optional), shredded cheddar cheese and mix until smooth and creamy.

  2. Add onions, peas, cheddar cubes (optional), bacon bits and mix until combined.

  3. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour for the flavors to deepen. 

  4. Prior to serving, garnish with more bacon bits. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Easy Creamy Pea Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 712 Calories from Fat 576
% Daily Value*
Fat 64g98%
Saturated Fat 17g85%
Cholesterol 68mg23%
Sodium 1078mg45%
Potassium 151mg4%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 500IU10%
Vitamin C 2.3mg3%
Calcium 274mg27%
Iron 0.6mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.