Black Eyed Pea Salad

Black Eyed Pea Salad – recipe adapted from the famous Hattie B’s Hot Chicken restaurant in Nashville, TN. Red bell pepper, green bell pepper, scallions, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, parsley, and black eye peas – GREAT side dish or a dip. Make ahead of time and refrigerate – will last for several days.

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Hattie B’s Black Eyed Pea Salad Recipe

This Black-Eyed Pea Salad is a great summer side dish or dip. We’ve served it both ways and it is delicious either way. 

This recipe is from Hattie B’s Hot Chicken in Nashville, TN. They serve this salad as a side dish in the restaurant. The only real change I made to the recipe was to use canned black-eyed peas instead of cooking dry peas. Using canned beans is a great shortcut in this recipe!

Black Eyed Peas for New Years Day

In the South, eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day is thought to bring good luck and prosperity in the new year.

bowl of black eye pea salad

How to Make Black Eyed Pea Salad

To make the bean salad, chop some bell peppers and green onions. In a large bowl, whisk together Champagne vinegar, olive oil, garlic powder, dried parsley, salt, and pepper. Add chopped bell peppers, green onions to the bowl. Drain three cans of black eyed peas and add to the bowl. Stir to combine. Pop the salad in the fridge for a few hours to chill before serving. Garnish with some fresh parsley if desired.

  • Can Black Eyed Pea Salad be made in advance? Yes! You can make this bean salad ahead of time and refrigerate until ready to serve. The flavor actually gets better the longer it sits.
  • Feel free to add more vegetables to the salad. Red onion, tomatoes, jalapeno, cucumber, celery, and cilantro are all great. 
    • This is also great with some crumbled feta cheese mixed in.
  • I use olive oil You can substitute canola oil if you prefer.

What to Serve with Black Eyed Pea Salsa

We ate this salad with the Nashville Hot Chicken Bites from yesterday, and it was great! This makes a ton, so there is plenty to share. This is a great side dish for picnics, potlucks, or parties.

Here are a few more of our favorite recipes from Hattie B’s that are on the blog. They all go great with this yummy salad/dip!

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Black Eyed Pea Salad

Yield: 8 people
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Black Eyed Pea Salad Recipe – red bell pepper, green pepper, scallions, garlic, olive oil, vinegar, parsley and black eye peas – GREAT side dish! We also like it as a dip. Make ahead of time and refrigerate – will last for several days. Recipe adapted from the famous Hattie B’s Hot Chicken restaurant in Nashville, TN

Ingredients:

  • 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • ¼ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup Champagne vinegar
  • ¼ cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp dried parsley
  • 1 Tbsp kosher salt
  • tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 (15-oz) cans black eyed peas, drained and rinsed

Instructions:

  • Whisk red and green peppers, scallions, garlic, oil, Champagne vinegar, cider vinegar, parsley, salt, and black pepper in a medium bowl. Toss with black eye peas. Chill.

Notes:

Can serve this as a side dish or dip with chips and crackers.

Steph

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  1. I’ve made this in the past for a New Year’s Eve dip. We’ll be eating black eyed peas on New Year’s Day anyway so what the heck! And we need all the luck we can get to transition out of 2020….

  2. Good salad, but I would like a bit more….flavor? An additional flavor? It doesn’t need more onion or salt. Maybe just a hint more vinegar? I don’t do spicy, so it’s not a lack of heat. But goodness, anything that makes beans palatable is great, as we all need to eat more beans! 🙂

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