Creamy Herb Pea Salad

cashew butter dairy free gluten free nut butters paleo salad vegan vegan mayo

Prepared and photographed by NutraMilk nutritionist, Florencia Tagliavini. 

This great side salad is creamy and full of flavor. The key ingredient is a plant-based mayo dressing made with a cashew butter base in the NutraMilk. It´s super quick to make, it´s gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, vegan and paleo friendly. Enjoy! 

Check out all the healthy nutrients that cashews offer here.


For pea salad

  • 1 16 ounce bag frozen green peas or canned or fresh peas
  • ½ cup chopped red onion
  • 4 ounces cubed cheddar cheese, vegan (optional)
  • 1 tbsp. fresh parsley chopped
  • ½ tbsp. fresh dill chopped

For mayo dressing

  • 3 tbsp. cashew butter made with the NutraMilk
  • ¼ -¾ cup water
  • ¼ cup vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp. Dijon mustard or other mustard
  • 1 tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp. maple syrup (optional)

For cashew butter

  • 2 cups (300g) cashews
  • 1/8 teaspoon Pink Himalayan salt (optional)


  • Making cashew butter
    • Place cashews and salt in the NutraMilk container.
    • Press Butter cycle, set for 5-6 minutes.
    • Press Start.
    • Open the container lid.
    • If necessary, set for an additional 1-2 minutes for a creamier butter. 
  • Place all plant-based mayo dressing ingredients in the NutraMilk and ¨Mix¨ until well-combined. Start by adding a little bit of water and see how the consistency turns out.
  • Add peas, cheese, onion, parsley and dill to a salad bowl along with desired amount of mayo dressing and gently toss together. Enjoy!


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