Vegan Yummy Summer Pea Salad: A Refreshing and Flavorful Dish

Indulge in the vibrant flavors of summer with our Vegan Yummy Summer Pea Salad. Bursting with freshness and color, this delightful salad is the perfect addition to any meal or gathering. Made with crisp and sweet peas, crunchy veggies, and a zesty dressing, it’s a nutritious and delicious way to enjoy the bounty of the season. Read on for a detailed guide on how to prepare this mouthwatering salad, complete with nutritional information and Smart WW points to help you stay on track with your wellness goals.


  • 2 cups fresh or frozen peas, thawed
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 cucumber, diced
  • 1/4 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves, chopped
  • 1/4 cup vegan feta cheese, crumbled (optional)
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted (optional)

For the Dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Prepare the Peas:
    • If using frozen peas, thaw them by rinsing under cold water or letting them sit at room temperature for about 10-15 minutes.
  2. Assemble the Salad:
    • In a large mixing bowl, combine the peas, cherry tomatoes, diced cucumber, thinly sliced red onion, chopped parsley, and chopped mint leaves.
    • If using, add the crumbled vegan feta cheese and toasted sliced almonds to the bowl. Toss gently to combine.
  3. Make the Dressing:
    • In a small bowl, whisk together the extra-virgin olive oil, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, minced garlic, and maple syrup until emulsified.
    • Season the dressing with salt and pepper to taste, adjusting the flavors as needed.
  4. Dress the Salad:
    • Drizzle the dressing over the salad mixture, using a spatula or spoon to gently toss and coat the ingredients evenly.
  5. Chill and Serve:
    • Cover the salad bowl with plastic wrap or a lid and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
    • Before serving, give the salad a final toss and adjust seasoning if necessary.
    • Serve chilled as a refreshing side dish or light meal option.

Nutritional Information:

  • Serving Size: 1 cup
  • Calories: 150
  • Total Fat: 9g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 120mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 15g
  • Dietary Fiber: 5g
  • Sugars: 5g
  • Protein: 4g

Smart WW Points:

  • Each serving of the Vegan Yummy Summer Pea Salad is calculated to be 3 SmartPoints, making it a nutritious and satisfying addition to your WW meal plan.

Useful Information:

  • Feel free to customize this salad by adding other seasonal vegetables or herbs, such as bell peppers, radishes, or basil, to suit your taste preferences.
  • For added protein, you can incorporate cooked quinoa, chickpeas, or grilled tofu into the salad.
  • Leftover salad can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Just be sure to give it a good stir before serving to redistribute the dressing and flavors.
  • This salad is perfect for picnics, potlucks, or BBQs, as it can be made ahead of time and easily transported.