Black-eyed Pea Salad - Capital Area Food Bank
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Black-eyed Pea Salad

By Oscar April 1, 2022

200 calories | 20g carbs | 11g fat (2g sat fat) | 6g protein | 462mg sodium | 5g fiber | 3g total sugars (0g added sugar) per serving

Serves 8 for $4.08


  • 1 (15oz) can black-eyed peas, rinsed, drained
  • 1 cup tomatoes, chopped or canned
  • 1 medium cucumber, chopped
  • ½ cup red onion, minced
  • ½ cup green pepper, chopped (optional)
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • Fresh lemon juice, to taste (optional)
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano or dill
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Place the black-eyed peas, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, peppers (if using), vinegar, oil, oregano, salt, and black pepper in a large bowl. Toss well and drizzle lemon juice on top (if using)

Make It A Meal

Serve with a whole grain such as brown rice, whole wheat couscous, whole wheat pasta, or in tortillas for a wrap.

Rinsing Canned Goods

Look for No Salt Added or Low Sodium canned goods, but when these options are not available, rinsing and draining canned produce can reduce the sodium levels by up to 40%.

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