You are here: Home » Recipes » Lady Pea Salad with Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil and Country Ham Lady Pea Salad with Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil and Country Ham Recipe by Our Cookbook Collection Yield 4 to 6 servings Smoky ham is the perfect counterpoint to creamy fresh mozzarella and earthy lady peas PrintEmail Ingredients 12 ounces field peas, such as lady peas, pink-eye or black-eye peas2 tablespoons olive oil4 ounces country ham, chopped1 -- garlic clove, chopped4 ounces fresh mozarella cheese, cubed1 pint cherry tomatoes, halved -- fresh basil1/4 cup sherry vinegar1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil -- Coarse salt and pepper Instructions Cook peas in boiling water 15 minutes or until tender-crisp. Heat oil in a pan, saute ham 5 minutes. Add peas and garlic, toss well. Remove from heat and add remaining ingredients. Best served warm or room temperature. Adapted from Frank Stitt's Southern Table, Recipes and Gracious Traditions from Highland's Bar and Grill (Artisan, 2004).