Recipe courtesy of Team Tailg8n

Cajun Caviar Marinated Salad

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 12 hr 25 min
  • Prep: 25 min
  • Inactive: 12 hr
  • Yield: 6 servings
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3 cans black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed

2 large onions, diced

1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced

2 diced jalapeno peppers

1 bunch fresh cilantro, leaves chopped

1/2 cup fresh squeezed lime juice

1 1/2 cups salad oil

1-ounce minced garlic

2 ounces honey

1 tablespoon salt

2 tablespoons ground cumin

1 French baguette loaf, cut into croustades


  1. Combine the black-eyed peas, onions, peppers and 1/2 of the cilantro in a large serving bowl.
  2. Add the lime juice, oil, garlic, honey, salt and cumin to blender and blend until emulsified. Add the dressing to the pea mixture and toss gently. Refrigerate overnight.
  3. Garnish the salad with the remaining cilantro and serve, cold, with croustades on the side.