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Lady Pea Summer Salad

Makes: 6 servings


  • 1 tsp table salt
  • 5 cups shelled fresh lady peas
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped
  • 1 small Vidalia onion, diced
  • 3 Tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 3 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard


  • Bring 7 cups water to a boil in a large saucepan. Add 1 teaspoon salt. Add peas, and bring back to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer for about 30 minutes or until tender. Drain and cool to room temperature. Transfer peas to a large bowl. Stir in tomato, onion, and basil.
  • Whisk together olive oil and next 3 ingredients. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour over peas and stir well. Allow salad to sit for 15 minutes before serving.
  • Note: This salad can be made one day in advance, but add the basil just before serving.
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