THE BEST BLACK-EYED PEA SALAD

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Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

This is so jam-packed with veggies, not to mention a quarter pound of bacon, it is most definitely a full-meal dinner or lunch. Also has lots of fiber and protein.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Refrigerate/Freeze

Ingredients

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  • 1 pkg
    (16 oz.) frozen black-eyed peas
  • 1 pkg
    (10 oz.) frozen green peas, thawed
  • 4
    green onions, sliced
  • 2
    celery ribs, chopped
  • 1 medium
    sweet yellow pepper, diced
  • 2 medium
    carrots, coarsely chopped
  • 1/3 c
    chopped fresh mint
  • 1/2 c
    olive oil
  • 1/3 c
    white wine vinegar
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    pepper
  • 1 c
    cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 lb
    sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled

How to Make THE BEST BLACK-EYED PEA SALAD

Step-by-Step

  1. Cook the black-eyed peas according to package directions; drain and place in a large bowl. Stir in the green peas, onions, celery, yellow pepper, carrots and mint.
  2. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper; shake well. Drizzle over salad; toss to coat.
  3. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Top with tomatoes and bacon, and serve with a crusty bread.

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About THE BEST BLACK-EYED PEA SALAD

Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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