Green Pea Salad

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + chilling

Makes

6 servings

Light sour cream and bottled Ranch salad dressing keep this salad easy to prepare. Bacon and cashews punch up the flavor and broccoli, cauliflower and peas make it a nutritious part of any meal. -Helen Suter of Golconda, Illinois

Ingredients

  • 1 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1 cup fresh cauliflowerets
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 large celery rib, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 5 tablespoons reduced-fat ranch salad dressing
  • 3 tablespoons fat-free sour cream
  • 1/4 cup salted cashew pieces
  • 2 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Directions

  1. Place broccoli and cauliflower in a steamer basket; place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 2-3 minutes. Rinse in cold water. In a large bowl, combine the broccoli, cauliflower, peas, celery and onions.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the ranch dressing and sour cream. Stir into vegetable mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Just before serving, stir in cashews and bacon.

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