Cajun Black-Eyed Pea & Pimiento Salad

Cajun Black-Eyed Pea & Pimiento Salad
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High fiber black-eyed peas with pimiento, parsley, tomato, Monterey Jack cheese in a pepper sauce vinaigrette.
30 min
Prep Time
1:15
Total Time
6 servings

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

Directions

  1. Combine all dressing ingredients in jar with tight-fitting lid; shake well.
  2. Combine dressing and all salad ingredients except lettuce in bowl; mix well. Cover; refrigerate at least 1 hour.
  3. Place 1 lettuce leaf on each individual plate; top with 1 cup salad mixture.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 serving)

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

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

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.

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