This is a Wilder family favorite side salad, or fresh appetizer with chips, an easy, healthy way to add a nutritious and delicious item to a lunch or dinner menu.  

2 cups      Dry or frozen Black-eyed peas 

1 cups      Fresh organic Cherry tomatoes halved 

1/4 cup     Fresh organic Yellow bell pepper diced 

1/4 cup     Fresh organic orange bell pepper, diced

1/4 cup     Fresh organic red bell pepper, diced

1/4            Fresh Red onion, small diced 

3/8 cup     Fresh Jalapeno, organic, small diced  

 

*Premixed and made Dressing: 

1/4 cup     EVOO

1/8 cup     Apple Cider Vinegar 

1 oz.         organic Agave Nectar

1 tsp         Sea salt 

1/2 tsp      Black pepper 

 

Garnish:

1/2 bunch    Fresh Green onion, thinly sliced on the bias 

1/16 cup      Fresh Cilantro, fine chopped

Directions:

Place black-eyed peas (if fresh) in a medium pan to boil with water for approx. 30-35 minutes until soft, but not mushy (al dente). For a quick version, heat canned peas.

Add red onions, jalapenos, bell peppers. Mixture should be sautéed but still retain crunch.  Remove from heat, cool in large mixing bowl

Once cooled, add tomatoes to peas and place to the side

In a blender, add apple cider vinegar, salt, pepper, agave, and EVOO until well mixed.

Pour 1 1/2 cups dressing onto pea and tomato mixture and toss gently 

Chill then garnish with cilantro and green onions. 

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