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Black-Eyed Pea Salad

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Point(s)
Total Time
12 min
Prep
12 min
Cook
0 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
This humble, inexpensive salad is often euphemistically referred to as “Texas caviar” in the southern United States—and, the reality is, many will prefer this veggie caviar to the real thing. Though you can serve this soon after it is assembled, it’s best if you allow the dressed salad to sit a bit to let the flavors really come together. If you can’t find black-eyed peas, canned white beans, pinto beans, or even cooked lentils will work well in this recipe.

Ingredients

Apple cider vinegar

2 Tbsp

Olive oil

2 tsp

Garlic

1 medium clove(s), minced

Sugar

½ tsp

Black pepper

½ tsp, freshly ground

Table salt

¼ tsp

Hot pepper sauce

tsp, about 4 drops

Canned black eye peas

15½ oz, (black-eyed peas) rinsed and drained

Uncooked red onion(s)

1 medium, diced

Green pepper(s)

1 medium, seeded and diced

Sweet red pepper(s)

1 medium, seeded and diced

Uncooked celery

2 rib(s), medium, diced

Lettuce

1 leaf/leaves, large, red or green variety

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, whisk the vinegar, oil, garlic, sugar, pepper, salt, and hot pepper sauce. Add the black-eyed peas, onion, bell peppers, and celery. Serve with lettuce leaves or cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days.
  2. Per serving: 1 cup