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Black-Eyed Pea Salad

4-5 servings

2 cans black-eyed peas, drained
3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
3/4 cup chopped celery
3/4 cup chopped red onion
In a large bowl combine black-eyed-peas (other beans - waxed, garbanzo, or green - can be mixed), chopped peppers (try yellow and red as well for more color), celery and onion; set aside.

1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
2 cloves garlic-to taste
  (at a minimum, I like lots more)
1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
In a small bowl, combine oil, sugar,vinegar, garlic, salt, pepper and hot sauce, mixing thoroughly; pour over peas and toss well.

Cover and refrigerate overnight for the flavors for the flavors to blend.

cilantroSprinkle with chopped cilantro (optional), and serve.

David Baumchen


Island County Beach Watchers <-- 2016 --> Sound Water Stewards of Island County