AuthorKeith
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This recipe is a healthy and delicious spin on a classic soul food dish that is made with black-eyed peas. Black-eyed peas are a good source of protein and fiber, and are low in fat. This recipe also uses fresh cilantro, red bell pepper, and red onion for added flavor and nutrition. The dressing is made with olive oil, lime juice, and cumin, which adds a tangy and flavorful taste to the dish. This recipe is vegan, gluten-free and easily adaptable to different dietary needs.

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Black-eyed Pea Salad Ingredients

 2 cups cooked black-eyed peas
 1 diced red bell pepper
 ½ diced red onion
 ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
 2 tbsp HEMP&fork Hemp Hearts
 2 tbsp olive oil
 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
 1 tsp cumin
 salt and pepper to taste

Black-eyed Pea Salad Recipe Directions

1

In a large bowl, combine the cooked black-eyed peas, diced red bell pepper, diced red onion, hemp hearts, and chopped cilantro.

2

In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, cumin, salt, and pepper. This will be known as the dressing.

3

Pour the dressing over the black-eyed pea mixture and toss to combine.

4

Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld.

5

Before serving, taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.

6

Serve chilled and enjoy!

This recipe for Black-eyed Pea Salad is considered healthy for a few reasons:

  1. Black-eyed peas: They are a good source of plant-based protein and fiber, which can help to keep you feeling full and satisfied. They are also a good source of several essential minerals such as iron, potassium, and zinc. They are also low in fat and calories.

  2. Vegetables: The recipe includes red bell pepper and red onion which are both rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Bell peppers contain high amounts of Vitamin C, Vitamin A and Vitamin B6, while red onions are a good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin K and folate.

  3. Olive oil: The dressing uses olive oil which is a healthy fat that is rich in monounsaturated fats, which can help to lower cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease.

  4. Lime Juice: Lime juice is a good source of Vitamin C, an antioxidant that helps to boost the immune system and protect against cell damage.

  5. Cumin: Cumin is a spice that is high in antioxidants and has been used in traditional medicine for its anti-inflammatory properties.

  6. It is vegan, gluten-free and easily adaptable to different dietary needs.

  7. The omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids found in hemp hearts can help to reduce inflammation and improve heart health. They can also help to lower cholesterol and blood pressure levels.

It's a delicious and healthy way to enjoy a classic soul food dish, adding a fresh and light touch, perfect for a summer meal or a potluck.

 

 

 

Ingredients

 2 cups cooked black-eyed peas
 1 diced red bell pepper
 ½ diced red onion
 ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
 2 tbsp HEMP&fork Hemp Hearts
 2 tbsp olive oil
 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
 1 tsp cumin
 salt and pepper to taste

Directions

1

In a large bowl, combine the cooked black-eyed peas, diced red bell pepper, diced red onion, hemp hearts, and chopped cilantro.

2

In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, lime juice, cumin, salt, and pepper. This will be known as the dressing.

3

Pour the dressing over the black-eyed pea mixture and toss to combine.

4

Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour to allow the flavors to meld.

5

Before serving, taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.

6

Serve chilled and enjoy!

Black-eyed Pea Salad

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