Balsamic Cashew Pea Salad

"This is perfect to take to a picnic during the summer months because it has NO MAYO!!! It is light, sweet and crunchy. I got the recipe at Trader Joe's this morning. Feel free to substitute out balsamic vinegar instead of the vinaigrette. . .we like it that way too!"
 
Balsamic Cashew Pea Salad created by Karen Elizabeth
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5mins
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ingredients

  • 16 ounces frozen peas (thawed)
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 12 cup chopped green onion (green & white parts)
  • 1 cup cashew pieces
  • 12 cup balsamic vinaigrette (more to taste)

directions

  • Toss together all ingredients.
  • Serve chilled or at room temperature.
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  1. Wish I Could Cook
    Who could believe that something so simple and fast could be so good?! It took me all of 4 minutes to make and I loved it. I missed the "vinaigrette" part of the recipe, so like several of the other reviewers, I just used white balsamic vinegar. I made it the night before and the cashews were soft (in a good way). But if you want them crunchy, add them just before serving.
     
  2. Karen Elizabeth
    Balsamic Cashew Pea Salad Created by Karen Elizabeth
  3. Karen Elizabeth
    Incredibly easy, I had everything on hand and this took minutes to put together. I used balsamic vinegar because I am not a 'dressing' lover, I added 'to taste', probably a bit less than 1/2 a cup. Fresh and crunchy, bursting with flavour, we enjoyed this with our supper, and I made the full amount so that I'd able to take it to the office for lunch! This is something that I will be making regularly for my lunches, its marvellous! Thanks, JB! Made for Vegetarian Swap#8, March 09
     
  4. AmandaInOz
    Balsamic Cashew Pea Salad Created by AmandaInOz
  5. AmandaInOz
    Yummy salad! DH loves pea and nut salads with mayo, so this was a nice healthier change, and he still loved it! I used a white balsamic vinegar instead of the vinaigrette. So good! Thanks January Bride!
     
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