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Blackeye Pea Salsa

Yield Makes 6 cups
Prep: 10 min., Chill: 2 hrs. This salsa makes about 12 to 15 appetizer servings or 6 to 8 servings as a side dish.


  • 2 (15.8-oz.) cans blackeye peas, drained and rinsed*
  • 1 (14.5-oz.) can Italian-style diced tomatoes, drained
  • 1 (11-oz.) can sweet whole kernel corn, drained
  • 1 (10-oz.) can diced tomatoes and green chilies, drained
  • 3 green onions, chopped
  • 1 medium jalapeño pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 to 3 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 to 3/4 tsp. salt
  • Tortilla or corn chips

How to Make It

  1. Stir together first 8 ingredients. Cover; chill at least 2 hours. Serve with chips.

  2. *2 (15-oz.) cans black beans, drained and rinsed, may be substituted.