Pea Salad With Almonds

"Found this in an old cookbook called "We're Cookin' Now"...I haven't tried it yet...but it sounds delicious...let me know what you think..."
photo by DailyInspiration photo by DailyInspiration
photo by DailyInspiration
Ready In:




  • Rinse and thaw peas.
  • Rinse and cut water chestnuts into quarters.
  • Put both peas and chestnuts in medium size bow.l.
  • Melt butter in small saute' pan, add almonds and saute till light brown.
  • Remove from heat and let cool.
  • Once cool add almonds to peas and water chestnuts; add mayonnaise, sour cream and sugar.
  • You may want to add more sugar according to your own taste.
  • Serve immediately or keep refrigerated till needed.

Questions & Replies

Got a question? Share it with the community!


  1. I loved the almonds in this salad. I subbed celery for the water chestnuts. Great way to eat peas. Thanks!
  2. Yummy side with tonights Swiss Steak and also a great way to use up some water chestnuts that I've had for awhile. It has lot's of great flavor and looks quite pretty on the plate, doesn't take a whole lot of time to make either. :D
  3. Delicious! I picked this recipe since hubby loves peas and he loved this salad too. I left out the sour cream since we don't eat it. Will make this one again. Made for 1-2-3 Hits Tag Game 2012.
  4. Great salad and so colorful! Love the combination of peas, water chestnuts and almonds and the sauce is so delicious. This recipe will definitely make it into my Best of 2012 recipes -- it is so tasty, so easy to make and it makes such a nice presentation. Made for the 1-2-3 Tag, June, 2012.
  5. Great little salad, this, & easy to make, too! We really enjoyed the three main ingredients, all of which make for a nicely different salad. Your recipe's a keeper, for sure! Many thanks for posting it! [Tagged & made in Please Review My Recipe]


  1. I loved the almonds in this salad. I subbed celery for the water chestnuts. Great way to eat peas. Thanks!


<p>? Hi! My name is Teresa.? My husband and I like to take RV trips but it seems lately we just us it for vintage motorcross races. I enjoy hiking, snowshoeing, have done some rock climbing but age is creeping up on my poor old bones. Anything to do with the outdoors I enjoy, so why do I live in rainy Washington state? We have 2 wonderful children, both grown. My son lives in LA and my daughter and her husband recently moved back in the area with their little boy...our grandson... who just turned?5 years old. We have a granddaughter who lives close by...she just turned 23 this year. She's a sweetheart.? Life is good when you have a son and a?daughter and they?gift?you with a granddaughter and grandson. :)??</p>
View Full Profile

Find More Recipes