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Black-Eyed Pea Salad

This Simple Cooking with Heart, Southern-American salad has a little bit of everything: the protein power of black-eyed peas, the crunch of cucumbers, and the sweetness of bell peppers, all in a cumin-spiked dressing.


8 Servings

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Tip: Serving size 1 cup

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Cooking Tip: Draining and rinsing canned goods helps remove any excess sodium.

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Keep it Healthy: Legumes like black-eyed peas add both protein and fiber to a dish. To increase your intake of them, incorporate black beans, kidney beans, cannellini beans, and others into dips, soups, salads, and stews more often.

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Tip: Want to bulk up this salad to make into an entrée? Simply stir in 1 or 2 (8.8-ounce) packages of fully-cooked brown rice. This nutrient-packed whole grain will make this salad more filling for an entrée status.


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Nutrition Facts

Calories 170
Total Fat 7.6 g
Saturated Fat 0.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.4 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 78 mg
Total Carbohydrate 22 g
Dietary Fiber 4 g
Sugars 6 g
Protein 5 g
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 starch, 1 1/2 fat

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