Grandma Weseman's English Pea Salad

READY IN: 2hrs 25mins
Recipe by Chief Teer

Southern English Pea Salad is something my Grandmother made almost every Thanksgiving and Christmas to go along with the meal. It is very simple, but tasty.

Top Review by txn_mommy

Thanks for posting, this is exactly how my mom makes it, and with her work sked I haven't been able to catch her, I knew I would recognize it if I saw it...mainly needed measurements. Now I can make it for her this year! Definitely Southern and well loved here in Texas! Happy Holidays!! =)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. It is important that you let the salad stand in the refrigerator for at least an hour or so, otherwise, it will not taste right as the onions are the only thing that flavors the dressing.
  2. Grandma always made it with Miracle Whip, but if you are one of those folks who despises the taste, you can substitute mayonnaise with 1-2 tablespoons of sugar added. You can also, add in 2 Tbsps Hormel real bacon bits for extra flavor.
  3. Mix all. Let stand for a minimum of two hours in the refrigerator.
  4. Sprinkle top with paprika for garnished look.
  5. Cook time is chill time in refrigerator.

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