Black Eyed Pea Salad

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Pesto lover

This is a colorful and tasty salad for summer. It's nice for potlucks. The beets are optional, but I like the sweetness they add to the salad.

Top Review by karky

This salad was excellent. I really liked the flavors, so did DH, I think this is the first time we have eaten black eyed peas cold and we were very pleasantly suprised at how good this was. Will definitely be making this again.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak beans overnight in 3 qts water.
  2. Drain and rinse beans.
  3. Put beans in 4 qt pan and cover with water. Bring to boil and then reduce heat to medium and cook beans until tender.
  4. Drain beans, rinse with cold water and place in large bowl.
  5. When beans are cool, mix with other salad ingredients.
  6. Make dressing and pour over salad.
  7. This tastes best if refrigerated for at least 2 hours, so that flavors meld.

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