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Clean Eating Black Eyed Pea Salad Recipe

A delicious side dish with fresh flavors! Also makes a great main, plant-based meal.

Course Beans, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Yield 4 servings
Calories 40 kcal
Author The Gracious Pantry


  • 1/2 cup dry black eyed peas
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tbsp. fresh thyme (chopped fine - or more, to taste)
  • 1/4 cup chopped tomatoes (I removed the seeds, but you don't have to)
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell pepper (chopped small to fine)
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onions (chopped small to fine)
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • salt to taste
US Customary - Metric


  1. Cook the black eyed peas to package directions. You can also cook them in an Instant Pot at high pressure for 10 minutes with a 20 minute natural release.

  2. Once the beans are cooked, let them cool.

  3. Combine all ingredients in a medium mixing bowl and stir well to combine.

  4. Season with salt and extra fresh thyme as needed.

Recipe Notes

Please note that the nutrition data given here is a ballpark figure. Exact data is not possible.

Nutrition Facts
Clean Eating Black Eyed Pea Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving (12 cup)
Calories 40
% Daily Value*
Sodium 28mg1%
Potassium 144mg4%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 485IU10%
Vitamin C 21.4mg26%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 1.3mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.