Colorful Black-Eyed Pea Salad Recipe
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Colorful Black-Eyed Pea Salad Recipe

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“This is my little spin on plain, boiled black-eyed peas,” writes Susan Hinton from Morrisville, North Carolina. “I like to 'eat the rainbow,' so I add color with yellow corn, purplish onion and bright red tomatoes.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 45 min.
MAKES:2 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 45 min.
MAKES: 2 servings


  • 1 cup frozen black-eyed peas
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped red onion
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 205 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 343mg sodium, 37g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 6g fiber), 10g protein.


  1. Cook peas according to package directions; drain. In a salad bowl, combine the peas, corn and onion.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk the vinegar, oil, mustard, sugar, salt and pepper. Pour over vegetables and toss to coat. Serve warm or chilled. Yield: 2 servings.
Originally published as Black-Eyed Pea Salad in Cooking for 2 Fall 2007, p58

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jmkasprak User ID: 2880256 152887
Reviewed Jul. 18, 2012

"This is a healthy, bright salad. I would definitely recommend using fresh sweet corn for the sweet crunch. Hubby just looked at it so I finished the second serving the next day. The flavor of the onion had intensified overnight, which was good too."

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