Cajun Black-Eyed Pea & Pimiento Salad
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Cajun Black-Eyed Pea & Pimiento Salad

High fiber black-eyed peas with pimiento, parsley, tomato, Monterey Jack cheese in a pepper sauce vinaigrette.

6
servings
30 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 15 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Dressing

2 tablespoons cider vinegar

1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic

1 teaspoon vegetable oil

1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce

1/2 teaspoon sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

Salad

4 cups coarsely chopped tomatoes

1/2 cup chopped fresh parsley

1 (15-ounce) can black-eyed peas or black beans, rinsed, drained

1 (14-ounce) jar diced pimientos

 

2 ounce slice (1/2 cup) Land O Lakes® Monterey Jack Cheese chopped

Lettuce leaves

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all dressing ingredients in jar with tight-fitting lid; shake well.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine dressing and all salad ingredients except lettuce in bowl; mix well. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour.

  3. STEP 3

    Place 1 lettuce leaf on each individual plate; top with 1 cup salad mixture.

Nutrition

130Calories
4.5Fat (mg)
10Cholesterol (mg)
310Sodium (mg)
16Carbohydrates (g)
4Dietary Fiber
6Protein (g)

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  May 11, 2009

I have made this a number of times to bring to pot lucks and always get requests for the recipe, which is super-easy to make. To add even more zing, I've subbed pepper Jack cheese for half of the plain Jack cheese; I've also found that dried parsley works fine in this recipe.

— says Debra
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