ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Yield 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 celery stalks
  • 1 small green or red bell pepper
  • 4 green onions
  • 2 (15.5-ounce) cans black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh cilantro or parsley
  • 1/3 cup Italian dressing
  • 2 tablespoons country-style Dijon mustard
  • Leaf lettuce (optional)

How to Make It

  1. Chop first 3 ingredients. Combine chopped vegetables, peas, and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl. Cover and chill at least 4 hours. Serve on a bed of lettuce, if desired.

  2. For Chicken-and-Black-eyed Pea Salad: Stir in 2 cups coarsely chopped cooked chicken.