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Black-Eyed Peas Salad Recipe

This hearty salad tastes extra-special if the flavors are allowed to blend overnight. But once my family knows I'm making their most-requested dish, it disappears quickly!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling YIELD:8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken
  • 2 teaspoons seasoned salt
  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) white or yellow corn, drained
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup sliced celery
  • 1 cup cooked wild rice
  • 3/4 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 cup fresh broccoli florets
  • 1/2 cup chopped green pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • 1. Place the chicken in a large bowl; sprinkle with seasoned salt. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 390 calories, 25 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 41 mg cholesterol, 831 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 15 g protein.

Wine Pairings

Light-Bodied White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a light-bodied white wine such as Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.