Affordable & High Protein Sweet Pea Salad

May, 08, 2019

If you are looking to embrace spring and affordable produce, this sweet pea salad is the perfect place to start.

Sweet Pea Salad is a classic side dish that is both simple and delicious. The easy to find ingredients begin with frozen sweet peas and include a variety of shredded vegetables, crunchy hemp seeds, melt-in-your-mouth goat cheese, and the light, refreshing tang of orange and Dijon mustard in the dressing. Easy and divine, try this salad at lunch or dinner!


Ingredients: (4 servings)

4 cups fresh or frozen sweet pea (cooked)

1 small carrot (shredded)

1/2 cup red bell pepper (finely chopped)

1/2 cup celery (finely chopped)


Dressing

3/4 cup goat cheese (crumbled)

1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil

Grated zest and juice of 1 orange

1 tsp Dijon mustard

Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

Healthworks Hemp Seeds for topping

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the cooked & cooled sweet peas, with the bell pepper and celery
  2. In a small bowl, combine the dressing ingredients and whisk together well. Season with salt and pepper
  3. Add the dressing mixture into the vegetables and stir until well coated
  4. Chill the salad for at least 2 hours before serving.
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