Black-eyed Pea Dip

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A bowl of black-eyed peas mixed with tomatoes, corn, avocado, and fresh cilantro with a cracker dipping into the bowl
Ring in the New Year with this quick and easy black-eyed pea dip!


A bowl of black-eyed peas mixed with tomatoes, corn, avocado, and fresh cilantro

For those of you who believe eating black eyed peas in the New Year will bring you luck (and we can certainly all use a little more luck) this healthy bean salad is for you! Whether you eat this as a salad or serve it as a dip with some baked chips, the zesty flavors in this salad is sure to turn you into a fan of black-eyed peas.

I tested this out on my friends this weekend and it got a thumbs up from everyone. The earthy taste of the beans are balanced with sweet corn, avocado, lime juice, garlic and cilantro to brighten them up. Wishing everyone a Happy New Year!

For those of you who believe eating black eyed peas in the New Year will bring you luck (and we can certainly all use a little more luck) this healthy bean salad is for you! Whether you eat this as a salad or serve it as a dip with some baked chips, the zesty flavors in this salad is sure to turn you into a fan of black-eyed peas.
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Black-eyed Pea Dip

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107
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Total Time: 20 mins
Yield: 12 servings
COURSE: Lunch, Salad
CUISINE: American
For those of you who believe eating black eyed peas in the New Year will bring you luck (and we can certainly all use a little more luck) this healthy bean salad is for you! Whether you eat this as a salad or serve it as a dip with some baked chips, the zesty flavors in this salad is sure to turn you into a fan of black-eyed peas.

Ingredients

  • 15 oz canned no salt black eye peas , Eden
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed or minced
  • 3 tbsp fresh lime juice, from about  1 1/2 limes
  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • pinch crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 cup cooked corn, fresh or frozen, thawed
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1/4 cup minced red onion, finely diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded and diced (optional)
  • 1 medium avocado, diced

Instructions

  • Rinse and drain the black eyed peas in a colander.
  • In a large bowl, combine the garlic, lime juice, oil, cumin, crushed red pepper, and salt and mix well.
  • Add the black-eyed peas, corn, tomato, red onion, jalapeno if using and cilantro; mix well and refrigerate at least 20 minutes.
  • When ready to eat, gently mix in the avocado and serve right away.

Nutrition

Serving: 1/3 cup, Calories: 107kcal, Carbohydrates: 15g, Protein: 4.5g, Fat: 4g, Sodium: 65mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 1g
Blue Smart Points: 1
Green Smart Points: 2
Purple Smart Points: 1
Points +: 3
Keywords: dairy free, Under 30 Minutes, Vegetarian Meals

A bowl of black-eyed peas