Spicy Black-Eyed Pea Salad

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  • Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients

-- 2 14-oz. cans black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
-- 1 medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
-- 1/2 cup chopped red onion
-- 1 jalapeño chile, seeded and finely minced (2 Tbs.)
-- 1 clove garlic, minced (1 tsp.)
-- 1 medium avocado, peeled, pitted, and cubed (1 cup)
-- 2 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
-- 1/4 cup olive oil
-- 3 Tbs. red wine vinegar
-- 1 Tbs. Szechuan sauce
-- 2 tsp. sugar

Instructions

1.Toss together black-eyed peas, bell pepper, onion, jalapeño, and garlic in large bowl. Toss avocado with lemon juice in separate bowl. Add avocado to black-eyed pea mixture.

2.Whisk together oil, vinegar, Szechuan sauce, and sugar in bowl used for avocado. Toss black-eyed pea mixture with Szechuan sauce dressing.

From: Everything Vegan; Wiley 2010; reprinted with permission from the publisher.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 223
  • Fat 14
  • Saturated Fat 2
  • Cholesterol 0
  • Sodium 438
  • Carbohydrate 20
  • Fiber 6
  • Sugars 3
  • Protein 5