Fresh Black Eyed Pea Salad Recipe

Summary

Preparation Time15 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyServings6
CuisineCourse
MethodDish
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group

Ingredients

 Black eyed peas1 Can (10 oz)
 Tomatoes2 Large, chopped
 Thai peppers4 Small (Red)
 Onion1⁄2 , finely chopped
 Torn spinach leaves1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Handful, Fresh)
 Chopped fresh parsley/Coriander1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Handful)
 Lemon juice1⁄2 Tablespoon (Juice Of 1/2 Lemon)
 Orange1⁄2 , juiced
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), chopped finely
 Yogurt1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Ground cumin1 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Teaspoon
 Olive oil3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 274 Calories from Fat 87

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.2%

Saturated Fat 1.8 g9.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 2.4 mg

Sodium 280.1 mg11.7%

Total Carbohydrates 36 g11.9%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.3%

Sugars 4.5 g

Protein 13 g26%

Vitamin A 24.5% Vitamin C 39.2%

Calcium 9.3% Iron 30.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a small bowl, to combine lemon and orange juice, cumin, oil, salt and pepper. Keep it aside.

MAKING
2) In a large bowl, place peas, onion, garlic, parsley, hot peppers and tomatoes. Combine all together.
3) Pour the dressing over the salad and toss well.
4) Add spinach leaves, coriander or parsley to the salad.
5) Pour in yoghurt and give a final toss.

SERVING
6) Garnish with mandarin orange segment before serving.
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