Sweet Pea Salad in a serving bowl
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Sweet Pea Salad Recipe

Sweet Pea Salad - An easy side dish that is made in minutes. Peas coated in a sweet and tangy dressing with diced red onion and dried cranberries. Perfect for a weeknight dinner, cookout, or even a holiday party.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: pea salad recipe, sweet pea salad
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 95kcal
Author: Amanda Finks


  • 1 (16 oz.) bag frozen petite peas that have been thawed in a refrigerator
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 tbsp. cider vinegar (or red wine vinegar)
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup dried cranberries


  • If there is moisture in the bag of thawed peas, drain the peas in a colander.
  • In a medium bowl, add the sour cream, salt, pepper, vinegar, and sugar. Stir until well combined.
  • Add the peas, red onion, and dried cranberries. Gently stir until peas are well coated with the dressing.



Serving: 1/8th of the recipe | Calories: 95kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 134mg | Potassium: 165mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 525IU | Vitamin C: 23.2mg | Calcium: 30mg | Iron: 0.9mg