Bacon Pea Salad Recipe

Bacon Pea Salad Recipe

This Bacon Pea Salad Recipe is low calorie, and so easy to make!

We were able to cut 100’s of calories without changing the flavor or serving size of traditional pea salad with bacon.

Bacon Pea Salad Recipe

This easy recipe for pea salad makes a great meal prep side dish, or potluck recipe.

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It travels well, and is served cold. Making this pea bacon salad recipe great for all your summer get togethers.

This Bacon Pea Salad Recipe is low calorie, and so easy to make!

Bacon Pea Salad Recipe

This article will supply you with everything you’ll need to make a healthy recipe for pea salad.

From a shopping list, to a printable recipe card. You’ll find a nutrition label, extra low calorie summer salads and more in the sections below.

Bacon Pea Salad Recipe

To make this green pea salad easy, we’ve supplied you with the following sections.

Read through them for helpful resources, or skip ahead to the recipe card.

What You’ll Find in this Article:

Helpful Tip for Shopping: Take a screenshot of the shopping list to your phone. This way you have it at your fingertips the next time you go grocery shopping.

Recipe Card Uses: You can email yourself this recipe card so you can easily search for it (I have a folder in my email just for recipes!) Or print it so you have it handy, and can make notes. You can even pin this pea salad bacon recipe to Pintrest so it is safely stored for you.

Up next, a shopping list for old fashioned pea salad made healthy…

Pea Bacon Salad Ingredients

We took out the mayonnaise and the sour cream, and replaced it with metabolism boosting Greek Yogurt!

This gives you the creaminess you want in pea salad recipes, without all the calories and unhealthy fats.

Special Note: Yes we do use real bacon… but just 3 slices per batch, and that’s only 1/2 a slice per serving. We have found that if you use the real thing it helps others accept healthier recipes. Plus a little of the real thing is better than a lot of the substitute when it comes to bacon.

Bacon Pea Salad Recipe

Shopping List for Cold Pea Salad:

Pea Salad Dressing:

Special Tip: You can find all the measurements in the recipe card below. There you can choose how many servings of this low calorie English pea salad you want to make. It will do all the measurement math for you! All of the ingredients for this healthy pea salad can be doubled or tripled with the click of a button.

Up next, how to make a green pea salad recipe quickly and easily…

How to Make Pea Salad with Bacon

To make this recipe extra easy we don’t defrost the peas for salad. We let them chill the salad faster, and skip the extra work of defrosting them!

You can cook the bacon to your desired doneness, but we recommend crunchy bacon as it will sit in the salad and might get too soggy after a while if you don’t cook it crunchy.

Bacon Pea Salad Recipe

How to Make Pea Salad Healthy:

  1. In a small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients and whisk to combine. Add more water, a tablespoon at a time until you have a consistency that can be drizzled off your spoon.
  2. To a large bowl, combine the peas, onion, cheese, and pea salad dressing.
  3. Gently stir the pea salad until the dressing is evenly distributed.
  4. Top with crumbled bacon.
  5. Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.

Special Tip: You can find these directions, along with measurements, nutrition and more in the sharable recipe card in the next section!

Up next, a sharable recipe card for the best pea salad with bacon…

Bacon Pea Salad Recipe

Yes, that is real bacon! Let me explain…

Traditional pea salad recipes call for 6-10 slices of bacon, we only recommend 3 slices. We have found that the real stuff adds so much flavor, that you can cut down the quantity (thus saving lots of calories) and still get the same great taste.

With that said, you can absolutely use turkey bacon in its place. We leave the decision to you.

Bacon Pea Salad Recipe

Bacon Pea Salad Recipe (LOW CALORIE)

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This healthy bacon pea salad recipe is just 205 calories!
We used low calorie tips and tricks to lower calories, without changing the flavor or serving size (actually it's a larger than average size). And we were able to shave off 100's of calories per serving!
Special Tip: This summer salad is great for meal prep as it's served cold. It also makes a great potluck dish and travels well.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 205 kcal

Ingredients
  

Pea Salad Dressing:

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl, combine all dressing ingredients and whisk to combine. Add more water a tablespoon at a time until you have a consistency that can be drizzled off your spoon.
  • To a large bowl, combine the peas, onion, cheese, and pea salad dressing.
  • Gently stir the pea salad until the dressing is evenly distributed.
  • Top with crumbled bacon.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 2 hours before serving.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cupCalories: 205kcalCarbohydrates: 23.9gProtein: 14.7gFat: 5.9gSaturated Fat: 2.4gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 453mgPotassium: 218mgFiber: 7.5gSugar: 10.5gCalcium: 103mgIron: 2mg
Keyword Salad, summer salad
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