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Close up of pea and cheese salad in white bowl topped with taragon

Pea & Cheese Salad

This pea and cheese salad is both salad and comfort food. With only 6 ingredients, you will be surprised at the flavor this salad boasts. The tarragon compliments the peas and the creamy white cheddar cheese by adding subtle hints of flavor. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 245kcal
Author Ashley


  • 2 cups fresh peas, cooked and cooled
  • 2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded (2 cups is about 5 oz)
  • 3 tbsp. shallot, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp tarragon
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 3/4 cup mayonnaise


  • In large mixing bowl stir together peas, shredded cheese, shallot, and tarragon.
  • Once combined, add in the mayonnaise (check here for my homemade mayo recipe) and Dijon mustard. Stir until combined.
  • Seas on with additional salt and pepper.