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Spring Pea, Pepper & Goat Cheese Salad

Updated On: May 20, 2024

Spring Pea, Pepper & Goat Cheese Salad is quick and extremely delicious. This pea salad has creamy goat cheese, sharp shallots, sweet peas and red bell pepper tossed with tangy red wine vinegar. Serve as a side dish all summer long.

Spring Pea, Pepper & Goat Cheese Salad

Looking for a quick side dish that won’t break the calorie bank, but is still full of flavor?  This quick salad is just the thing.  

Ingredients you’ll need

  • Red bell pepper
  • Fresh or thawed frozen peas
  • Chevre goat cheese
  • Shallot
  • Olive oil
  • Red wine vinegar
  • Red pepper flakes
  • Salt and black pepper

Not everyone has a garden of fresh peas or the ability to find them in the grocery store, so feel free to substitute thawed frozen baby peas.  To make it even faster, you can also use roasted red peppers from a jar. 

Spring Pea, Pepper & Goat Cheese Salad

A quick pea salad that’s full of flavor and not too bad for the waistline.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Resting Time 20 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 6 Servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 large red pepper
  • 3 cups shelled fresh peas or thawed frozen peas
  • 3 ounces Chevre goat cheese coarsely crumbled
  • 1 tablespoon shallot minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • pinch red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Char the red pepper over an open flame, or under the broiler until well blackened. Place in a paper bag and close. Allow to rest for 20 minutes. Remove and peel off the outer skin and discard stem and seeds. Cut into medium dice and add to the serving bowl.
  • Add the peas, goat cheese, shallot, olive oil, vinegar, red pepper flakes and salt and pepper and toss gently to combine. Serve immediately at room temperature.

Nutrition

Calories: 123kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 7gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.5gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 57mgPotassium: 228mgFiber: 5gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 1322IUVitamin C: 55mgCalcium: 40mgIron: 1mg
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Heather is a recipe developer and content creator living in Vancouver, Washington. She started Farmgirl Gourmet in 2006, almost 20 years ago, as a way to share recipes with friends and family. Heather is also the co-founder of Spiceology , a unique spice company, which she started in 2013. She shares family friendly recipes for easy everyday meals with a gourmet twist.

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