Marinated Black-Eyed Pea Salad

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This wonderful salad uses lots of fresh ingredients, and gets better the longer you refrigerate it. It's a terrific dish to take to a potluck or any kind of get together.

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Prep Time:
30 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 30 mins
Servings:
14
Yield:
7 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, finely chopped

  • 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped

  • ½ onion, finely chopped

  • 2 jalapeno chiles, seeded and finely chopped

  • 4 (15 ounce) cans black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained

  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ½ cup red wine vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 4 slices cooked bacon, crumbled

Directions

  1. Mix the yellow and red peppers, onion, jalapeno chiles, black-eyed peas, parsley, and garlic together in a large bowl.

  2. Whisk the red wine vinegar and balsamic vinegar together in a small bowl. Gradually add the olive oil, whisking constantly to thoroughly blend with the vinegars. Stir in the cumin, salt, and black pepper. Pour the dressing over the vegetable mixture, tossing to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate 3 to 4 hours. Just before serving, stir in the crumbled bacon.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

159 Calories
6g Fat
20g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 14
Calories 159
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 6%
Cholesterol 4mg 1%
Sodium 606mg 26%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 5g 16%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 32mg 160%
Calcium 31mg 2%
Iron 2mg 8%
Potassium 296mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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