Southern Black-Eyed Pea Salad
Recipe from Diabetic Living

Black-eyed peas boost the fiber in this quick vegetable side salad. Serve this diabetic-friendly salad with grilled meats or chicken.



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Ingredients
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    2   tablespoons 
    cooking oil
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    4   
    small yellow summer squash, quartered lengthwise and thinly sliced (about 4 cups)
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    2 - 4   
    fresh jalapeno peppers, seeded, if desired, and chopped
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    4   
    cloves garlic, minced
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    1   teaspoon 
    cumin seeds, crushed
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    2  15  ounce can 
    black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
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    1/4  cup 
    sliced green onions
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    2   tablespoons 
    snipped fresh cilantro or parsley
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
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    2   cups 
    chopped tomatoes

Directions
1.
In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add squash, peppers, garlic, and cumin; cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until squash is crisp-tender, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; cool.
2.
In a large bowl, combine squash mixture, black-eyed peas, green onions, cilantro, and salt. Cover and chill until serving time.
3.
To serve, toss pea mixture with tomato. Makes 8 (3/4-cup) servings.
Make Ahead Tip
  • Prepare as directed through Step 2. Cover and chill in an airtight container for up to 24 hours.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 161, Fat, total (g) 5, chol. (mg) 0, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 24, fiber (g) 7, pro. (g) 8, sodium (mg) 458, Vegetables () 1, Starch () 1, Lean Meat () 0.5, Fat () 1, Carb Choice () 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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