Field Pea Salad


Serves 32, 1/2 cup Portions

Ingredients for Field Pea Salad

2 cup fresh Field Peas , (Dixie Lee, Zipper, Pink Eyes, all work great)
5 strip slab Bacon, minced
2 clove Garlic, minced
3 rib of Celery Heart and Leaves, minced
1 Red Onion, sliced grilled & minced
1 Red Pepper, roasted, peeled, & minced
3 tbsp Sherry Vinegar
1/4 cup Olive Oil
1 tbsp Reserved Bacon Fat
3 tbsp minced Parsley
2 tbsp minced Tarragon
2 tbsp minced Chives
Salt & Pepper, to taste

Method for Field Pea Salad

• Simmer peas in water, with a pinch of salt and pepper, until tender.
• Drain peas.
• Meanwhile, render bacon until lightly crisp, reserving 1 tablespoon of fat.
• Combine garlic, celery, onion, pepper and vinegar and let stand for about 15 minutes.
• Add peas and bacon.
• Add olive oil and bacon fat.
• Add herbs and season to taste.
• Serve room temperature or cold.

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