Black eyed pea salad is a unique and delicious way to eat your veggies. This recipe is perfect for a lucky new year, and we all could use a little of that, right?
Also, if yu want more New Year recipe inspo, be sure and check out my Instant Pot black eyed peas and ham. If you are looking for something a little different and less traditional, read on, friend.
How to make black eyed pea salad
First, gather your ingredients.
For tastiest results, always use the best quality ingredients you have access to. To make this black eyed pea salad, you will need the following:
- black eyed peas
- English cucumber
- red bell pepper
- cherry tomatoes
- red onion
- olive oil
- red wine vinegar
- dijon mustard
- honey or maple syrup
- dried oregano
- salt and pepper
Making the dressing
Make the dressing by combining all of the dressing ingredients in a mason jar and then shake well to emulsify.
Alternatively, you can just make the dressing in the mixing bowl and whisk it all together. Making it separate and pouring it over the top works best, in my opinion.
Assemble black eyed pea salad
Add all salad ingredients, except the parsley to a large bowl. Pour the dressing over the salad.
Then toss everything together then top the salad with the chopped parsley. How easy is that?! And would you just look at all of those gorgeous colors.
This one is perfect for New Year Day, but it would also be excellent for a side dish while grilling out during the warmer months.
Be sure and let me know if you try it – no matter what time of year it is.😉 And if you are reading this in real time: happy new year!
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Black Eyed Pea Salad
Black eyed pea salad is a unique and delicious way to eat your veggies. This recipe is perfect for a lucky new year.
For the salad
- 15 ounces black eyed peas one can – drained and rinsed well
- 1 seedless English cucumber – diced
- 1 red bell pepper – trimmed, seeds removed and diced
- 5 ounces cherry tomatoes – quartered
- 1 cup corn
- ¼ cup red onion – diced
- chopped parsley – optional for topping
For the vinaigrette dressing
- ¼ cup olive oil
- ¼ cup red wine vinegar
- 1 teaspoon dijon mustard
- 1 teaspoon maple syrup or honey
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano
- Kosher salt
- Ground black pepper
- Add all salad ingredients, except the parsley to a large bowl.
- Make the dressing by combining all of the dressing ingredients in a mason jar and then shake well to emulsify.
- Pour the dressing over the salad and toss everything together then top the salad with the chopped parsley.
Nutritional information is approximate and was calculated using a recipe nutrition label generator. Information is for 4 large servings.
I enjoyed this recipe a lot! (: My family and I ate it with Chicken Tacos, and I thought it went great with our entree. An easy, but delicious, side dish. Thank you!
Marjorie @APinchOfHealthy says
Yay, I am so happy to hear that!❤️