Basic Black-Eyed Pea Salsa Recipe

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Basic Black-Eyed Pea Salsa Recipe
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Basic Black-Eyed Pea Salsa Recipe

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Peg Wilson of Elm Creek, Nebraska provides us with her version of “Texas Caviar” that provides for so many possibilities. It's as flavorful as it is colorful and works well alone or as an accompaniment.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
24 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 4 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup Italian salad dressing

Directions

In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Serve with a slotted spoon as a salad, with tortilla chips or over pork chops. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6 cups.
Originally published as Black-Eyed Pea Salsa in Simple & Delicious January/February 2007, p12

Nutritional Facts

1/4 cup: 74 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 208mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 starch, 1/2 fat.

  • 4 large tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen corn, thawed
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 3 green onions, sliced
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • 1 cup Italian salad dressing
  1. In a large bowl, combine the first six ingredients. Drizzle with dressing and toss to coat. Serve with a slotted spoon as a salad, with tortilla chips or over pork chops. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6 cups.
Originally published as Black-Eyed Pea Salsa in Simple & Delicious January/February 2007, p12

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dixistix User ID: 1772200 158177
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2012

"This is one of my favorite standby's for summer. So light and refreshing. Sometimes I'll add in an avocado or two. Yummy!"

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