Black-Eyed Pea Salad
- Black-Eyed Pea Salad:
- One (#10 can) black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
- 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped, optional
- 1/2 green bell pepper, seeded and finely chopped, optional
- 1/2 to 1 small or medium red onion, chopped
- 1 clove garlic, peeled and finely minced
- 3/4 cup chopped flat-leaf Italian parsley
- 1/2 fresh jalapeno, very finely minced
- Salad dressing:
- 1/4 cup olive oil
- 1/4 cup canola oil
- 1/3 cup red wine vinegar
- 1 tablespoon whole-grain mustard
- 1 tablespoon brown mustard
- 1/2 tablespoon salt
- 1/2 tablespoon ground black pepper
In a large salad bowl, combine the black-eyed peas, red and green bell peppers, onion, garlic, parsley and jalapeno.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the olive oil, canola oil, vinegar, whole-grain mustard, brown mustard, salt and pepper. Pour over the salad mixture and toss well.
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Recipe courtesy of Ed Wilson, owner of Wilson's Holy Smoke BBQ, Fairfield, CT