A side dish that’s the main event

Be the star of your Independence Day party with our most popular recipe, created by our Nutrition Team!

Nutrition education is key to influencing the health of the community we serve. Click here to learn more about Second Harvest’s programming that promotes and supports the distribution of healthy foods.

Reunion Salad

1 can (15 oz.) black-eyed peas
1 cucumber with seeds removed, diced
1 tomato, diced
1/2 red onion, diced
1/4 cup chopped cilantro or parsley
1-2 Tbsp mayonnaise
1-2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste

1. Drain and rinse black-eyed peas
2. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl, stir.
3. Best served chilled.

Note: This recipe can easily be doubled. Other additions to this salad could be diced bell pepper, finely diced jalapeno pepper, feta cheese, green onions or olives.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.