Pea salads are a popular side dish for family Christmas meals. Christmas Pea Salad has an earthy yet tangy flavor with hints of traditional festive spices. This flavorful salad is sure to be a hit at any holiday celebration, whether it's Christmas or the Fourth of July.
Let package of frozen peas thaw at room temperature until they are soft, usually 30 to 45 minutes.
Combine the thawed peas, fresh snow peas, chopped red onion and roasted red peppers in a salad bowl. Toss the ingredients to thoroughly mix them.
Combine mayonnaise, sour cream, white vinegar, chopped peppermint and freshly ground nutmeg to a separate bowl. Stir the ingredients.
Taste the dressing. Add salt and pepper to your liking.
Pour the dressing over the vegetables in the salad bowl. Stir the salad to incorporate the dressing. This recipe serves eight.