Japanese-Style Pea Salad

Tender green peas show up in mid-summer. Here they are tossed with a Japanese-style dressing in a salad that highlights their flavour and adds a fresh touch to your meal.

  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cooking: 5 min
  • Refrigeration: 15 min
Yields 4 - 6 servings
japanese style pea salad

Ingredients

  • Creamy Dressing
  • 1/4 cup (60 mL) mayonnaise
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) tahini
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) sugar
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) light soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp (45 mL) 15 % cream
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) sesame oil
  • Salad
  • 4 cups (1 L) fresh green peas cooked al dente
  • 6 oz (180 g) Canadian Feta crumbled
  • 12 radishes thinly sliced
  • Garnishes
  • Alfalfa sprouts
  • Radishes thinly sliced

Preparation

In a bowl, combine all ingredients for the dressing and mix until smooth. Refrigerate.

Cook peas, uncovered, in a large quantity of boiling water until al dente, about 5 min. Strain and refresh under cold water.

In a bowl, toss cooled peas with feta and radishes. Add creamy dressing and toss gently.

Serve topped with alfalfa sprouts and garnished with radish slices.

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Nutrition

Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 291 Calories
Protein: 11 g
Carbohydrate: 22 g
Fat: 18 g
Fibre: 6.6 g
Sodium: 436 mg

Top 5 Nutrients

 
(% DV*)
Calcium: 19 % / 211 mg
Folate: 39 %
Thiamin: 30 %
Riboflavin: 29 %
Vitamin C: 28 %