Pea, Pickle, Peanut and Egg Salad: Crazy, Yet Good... Maybe?

Tell me this doesn't sound like the punchline to a joke, or maybe the beginning of a nursery rhyme: Peas, pickles, peanuts, and... eggs. Together. In a salad. Crazy? Unappetizing? Or cult classic barbecue side dish? Depends on who you're talking to. According to Karen at Savoury Table, pea and pickle salad is a classic side dish for BBQs and cookouts, an old-timey recipe updated just a bit with extra jalapeno and onion.

The combination sounds a bit crazy to me, but sometimes crazy is good, right? Sweet and salty, sour and punchy — I am tempted to give this stuff a try myself!

→ Get the Recipe: Pea and Pickle Salad at Savoury Table

Do you make pea and pickle salad?

Related: Better Egg Salad: Add an Avocado, Use Less Mayonnaise

(Image: Karen of Savoury Table)

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Faith is the executive editor of The Kitchn and the author of three cookbooks. They include Bakeless Sweets (Spring 2013) as well as The Kitchn's first cookbook, which will be published in Fall 2014. She lives in Columbus, Ohio with her husband Mike.

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