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Spicy Black Eyed Pea Salsa

posted Dec 20, 2019, 8:44 AM by Evangelina DiSpirito, RDN, E-RYT

Spicy Black Eyed Pea Salsa

*Vegan *Fat Free *Saturated Fat Free *Cholesterol Free 


Yield: 12 servings


1 (15 ounce) can black-eyed peas (rinse and drain)

1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained

1/2 cup chopped red onion

1/2 cup chopped green bell pepper

 1 (4 ounce) can diced jalapeno peppers

2  medium chopped tomatoes

1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

1 teaspoon of cumin

1 tablespoon of finely chopped fresh cilantro

Dash of cayenne pepper (optional)


In a mixing bowl combine black-eyed peas, corn, onion, green bell pepper, jalapeno peppers, cilantro, cumin, garlic powder,  cayenne pepper and tomatoes.  Cover, and refrigerate overnight to blend flavors.


Nutrition facts per serving (1/2 cup)

60  calories, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 210  mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, 2g sugar, 2g protein, 0% DV Vitamin  D, 2% DV Potassium, 4% DV Calcium, 6% DV Iron