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Saturday, January 16, 2010

Petit Pois (Baby Garden Peas)

Ingredients

  • 1 can baby green peas (15 oz)
  • 1/2 cup real mayonnaise
  • 1/2 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3 hard boiled eggs, finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

In a small pot bring the peas to a medium boil (just a couple minutes).  Drain then empty the peas in a bowl. Mix-in the chopped hard-boiled eggs and the half-cups of mayonnaise and chopped onions. Using a fork or spoon blend all of the ingredients together thoroughly without bruising the peas. Set in the refrigerator until cooled. Can be served with a variety of dishes. Put a scoop of the salad on a piece of green lettuce leaf for eye appeal. Serves 4.

Marc East, a dear friend of mine who lived in Atlanta, GA. and who has recently passed, shared this recipe with me many years ago when we both lived in the area of the Atchafalaya Swamp,  near Butte LaRose, Louisiana. With this recipe he showed me a way to put new life into an otherwise drab vegetable, sweet peas, and it turned out quite tasty. Try it! It is quick and easy to make.


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2 comments:

  1. Another good one. Pea Salad is an old favorite at our house. I don't know why we don't have it more often. Gonna make some today, thanks for the inspiration. Bill

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  2. My mother-in-law adds crumbled bacon. Fantastic...I have eaten it for breakfast at her house!

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