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Colorful Black-Eyed Pea Salad Recipe

Colorful Black-Eyed Pea Salad Recipe

“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. YIELD:2 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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