Bacon Pea Salad


4 cups frozen peas (about 16 ounces), thawed
1/2 cup (2 ounces) shredded sharp cheddar cheese
1/4 to 1/2 cup ranch salad dressing
1/3 cup chopped red onion
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled


  1. Combine the first 6 ingredients; toss to coat. Refrigerate, covered, at least 30 minutes. Stir in bacon before serving.