Black-Eyed Pea Salad

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by ChelseaW

African ingredients and flavors permeate southern cooking. Black-eyed peas, which actually are beans, arrived in the South with the slaves.

Top Review by Sydney Mike

Made a couple of adjustments right off the bat, using about 1/3 of the jalapeno, 1/2 the amount of thyme & then substituting lemon pepper for the usual kind, & all of that made for a satisfying salad! [Made & reviewed for the closing of Pick A Chef event]

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. *can add collard greens if you choose.
  2. In a large mixing bowl stir together black-eyed peas, tomatoes, corn, green onion, and jalapeno pepper.
  3. Cover and chill for several hours.
  4. For dressing, in a screw-top jar combine salad oil, red wine vinegar, lemon juice, thyme, mustard and pepper.
  5. Cover and shake well.
  6. Chill dressing for several hours.
  7. Just before serving, shake dressing well; pour dressing over the vegetable mixture.
  8. Toss gently to coat.
  9. If desired, garnish with collard greens.

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