Black-Eyed Peas Salad

Total Time
20 mins
40 mins

This salad would make a terrific addition to summer BBQs and picnics, it travels and holds well. The slightly sweet and spicy dressing gives the vegetables a welcome zing.

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  1. In saucepan, add frozen BE peas, 1/2 t salt, cover with water; bring to a boil and cook until peas are tender (about 40 minutes) adding water if needed; Drain well in colander.
  2. While peas are cooking prepare all vegetables, olives and garlic; stir together in mixing bowl.
  3. Make dressing: Add vinegar, honey, sugar, sage, red pepper flakes, black pepper to small bowl or blender; Slowly beat in the oil until thickened.
  4. Pour drained peas and dressing into the bowl of vegetables; Stir well: Add parsley flakes; Adjust salt& black pepper to taste.
  5. Chill at least 2 hours to let flavors blend; Stir well before serving.