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Creamy Black-Eyed Pea Salad Recipe

Creamy Black-Eyed Pea Salad Recipe

A homemade dressing helps marry the flavors of this creamy salad. It is a unique contribution to a spring luncheon or barbecue buffet in the summertime. -Olive Foemmel of Chili, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:4 servings


  • 1 can (15-1/2 ounces) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Dash cayenne pepper
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the peas, celery and onion. In a small bowl, whisk the oil, vinegar, mayonnaise, salt and cayenne. Stir into vegetable mixture. Cover and chill until serving. Stir in tomato just before serving. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 133 calories, 5 g fat (trace saturated fat), 1 mg cholesterol, 321 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 6 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Dec. 12, 2012

"This was the perfect side dish for lunch. I added some fresh chopped cilantro and a little extra cayenne pepper. Next time, I might add chopped avocado."

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