Healthy Black-Eyed Pea Salad Recipe
Because it’s made with black-eyed peas and other veggies, this Healthy Black-Eyed Pea Salad is as nutritious as it is delicious and perfect for New Year’s Day!
Servings Prep Time
6servings 10minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
0minutes 4hours
Servings Prep Time
6servings 10minutes
Cook Time Passive Time
0minutes 4hours
Ingredients
  • 3cups cooked black-eyed peas*see notes
  • 1 large tomatochopped
  • 1 green bell pepperseeded and chopped
  • 1 orange or yellow bell pepperseeded and chopped
  • 1 stalk celerychopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppersseeded and finely chopped
  • 2 green onions or scallionsjust the white part finely chopped
  • 2Tbsp fresh parsleychopped
  • 3Tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4tsp ground black pepper
  • Optional: juice of 1/2 of a lime
Instructions
  1. Combine the black-eyed peas, tomato, bell peppers, celery, jalapeno, onions, and parsley in a medium-size bowl and mix well. Set aside.
  2. Combine the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt, and pepper in a small bowl and whisk until emulsified, or combine in a mason jar and shake well.
  3. Pour over the black-eyed pea mixture and toss to combine.
  4. Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight. Optional, before serving, squeeze the juice of 1/2 of a lime over the salad. Serve cold or at room temperature.
Recipe Notes

*Canned black-eyed peas are too soft and mushy to be used in this recipe. Here is a link to my easy recipe for Southern Black Eyed Peas. 

Nutrition Facts
Healthy Black-Eyed Pea Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 125 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g
Sodium 123mg 5%
Potassium 300mg 9%
Total Carbohydrates 16g 5%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 4g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 28%
Vitamin C 108%
Calcium 3%
Iron 11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.