Black-Eyed Pea Salad

"This recipe is an adaption of one that I found awhile back. It has quickly become one of DH's favorites. It can be made several hours in advance and kept in the refrigerator. Please note that the cooking time is the minimum recommended time to chill the salad before serving."
 
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Ready In:
2hrs 15mins
Ingredients:
10
Serves:
4
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ingredients

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directions

  • In a medium size bowl, combine the peas, celery, onion and jalapeno pepper.
  • In a small dish, whish together the oil, vinegar, mayonnaise, salt and Tabasco sauce.
  • Pour the dressing over the peas and mix well; cover and refrigerate until serving time.
  • Just before serving, add the diced tomato and stir to combine.

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Reviews

  1. Kiwi Kathy
    Fabulous. Great taste, excellent texture. Could do with a little more Tabasco than mentioned, but otherwise I wouldn't change a thing.
     
  2. Gayla S.
    I have made this several times and we love it. A great way to eat black eyed peas. I often double the recipe and add bell pepper instead of jalapeno (for the kids). The leftovers keep well. Thanks!
     
  3. Ang11002
    I had a lonely can of black eyed peas in my cupboard that I needed to use up. This was definitely healthy and had a good amt of heat. I would probably omit the celery next time as I am not a huge fan and I could do without the tomato. I really think the balsamic and mayo worked well together. I wish they had half stars as this is a 3.5 in my book for my taste. Thanks for an easy recipe PaulaG!
     
  4. ladyfingers
    This salad has a lot going for it. Low in carbs, high in fiber, and tastes great while using a minimal amount of dressing. I especially like the addition of jalapeno and tabasco--gives the salad just the right amount of zip and heat. Glad I found this before summer arrives. It will be made often then and throughout the year. Thanks once more, PaulaG.
     
  5. Engrossed
    WONDERFUL and HEALTHY! I used white onion, pickled jalapeno and garlic salt. I added garlic powder, black pepper and green bell pepper. I think black olives would be good in this also. Next time I'm going to need to make 4x the amount because my Hubby and I were fighting over this in one sitting. Thanks for a new FAVORITE! Made for the Zaar Stars game.
     
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  1. Gayla S.
    I have made this several times and we love it. A great way to eat black eyed peas. I often double the recipe and add bell pepper instead of jalapeno (for the kids). The leftovers keep well. Thanks!
     

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