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Shape Your Future Healthy Kitchen: Black Eye Pea Salad

Posted at 11:25 AM, Aug 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-20 18:37:15-05

Recipe from the Shape Your Future Healthy Kitchen with Chef Valarie from OU Culinary Medicine for Black Eye Pea Salad.


  • 2 ounces red wine vinegar
  • 3 ounces canola or olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin (optional)
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed and finely minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 small red onion finely diced
  • 1 cup of tomatoes of your choice, chopped (roma, plum, cherry or even canned)
  • 1 15 ounce can black eyed peas, rinsed and drained


  1. In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil, spices, garlic and salt
  2. Gently mix in remaining ingredients
  3. allow to sit at least 30 minutes for best flavor development

Eat as a side dish, a salsa or topping for veggie burgers

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