Kate's Black-Eyed Pea Salad


Flavorful black-eyed pea recipe, originally designed for New Year's Eve but great for any time of year.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
3 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 15 mins
6 servings


  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black-eyed peas, drained

  • 1 bunch green onions, chopped

  • 2 stalks celery, chopped

  • 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 (2 ounce) jar diced pimentos, drained

  • 1 (3 ounce) jar bacon bits

  • ¼ cup sugar

  • ¼ cup red wine vinegar

  • ¼ cup olive oil

  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, mix the black-eyed peas, green onions, celery, bell pepper, pimentos, and bacon bits.

  2. In a separate bowl, mix the sugar, red wine vinegar, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, and pepper. Toss with the salad. Cover and chill at least 3 hours before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

296 Calories
13g Fat
34g Carbs
14g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 296
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 17%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 879mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 14g
Vitamin C 35mg 177%
Calcium 65mg 5%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 444mg 9%

* 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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