Black Eye Peas Salad
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  • 1 can black-eyed peas
  • ½ english cucumber
  • ¼ cup finely chopped red onion
  • 2 medium tomatoes, seeded and chopped
  • 1 medium jalapeño pepper, finely chopped
  • ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro if available
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup fresh lemon juice (about 2 large lemons) or more to taste
  • ⅓ cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided
  • Salt and freshly cracked black pepper, to taste
  1. Remove half of the cucumber skin, leaving thin strips of green all the way around. Cut into quarters lengthwise, remove the seeds and chop. Transfer to a bowl and add the chopped onion, tomatoes, jalapeño, cilantro and garlic. Add the rinsed black eye peas. Put the lemon juice and about ¼ cup olive oil in a separate bowl add salt and pepper and more lemon juice if desired. Refrigerate 30 minutes before serving.
Recipe by KinFolk Recipes at