Black Eyed Peas n’ Peaches Salad

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6 servings


  • 12 cups salted water
  • 1 cup dried black eyed peas
  • 1 1/2 heads romaine lettuce torn into small pieces
  • 2 large ripe peaches peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • 3 green onions chopped
  • 3/4 cup diced cucumber
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large stockpot, bring water and peas to a boil and simmer 20 minutes, or till tender. Drain black eyed peas in a colander and rinse under cold water to cool. Drain well.
  • In a large bowl, combine the black eyed peas with the remaining ingredients. Salad may be chilled for up to 2 hours.
  • Per Serving: 142 Calories; 1g Fat; 10g Protein; 26g Carbohydrate; 7g Dietary Fiber; 0mg Cholesterol; 36mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain (Starch); 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 0 Fat.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Serve with some corn muffins and honey butter
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