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black eyed peas salad in a bowl

Easy black eyed peas salad

Do you love salads for dinner? Then make this easy black-eyed peas salad and serve it with mashed potatoes or pasta for a quick weekday dinner. This vegan and gluten-free salad is so easy to make and can be carried for lunch as well.
Course Salad
Cuisine Global
Keyword black eyed peas salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4
Author Sravanthi



  • 1 cup dried black eyed peas 3 cups canned peas
  • 2 cups water for cooking peas
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • ½ cup chopped tomatoes
  • ¼ cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoon chopped cilantro leaves
  • ¼ cup sunflower seeds optional
  • 2 tablespoon Olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cumin optional
  • ½ teaspoon Pepper powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup boiled potato cubes optional


  • Cook the black eyed peas and keep them aside. You can use canned black eyed peas as well to make this salad. If using canned peas, drain, wash and keep them aside.
  • Finely chop onion, tomatoes, cucumber, coriander leaves and keep them aside.
  • Cook the potatoes and keep them aside. (If using)
  • Take a mixing bowl. Add olive oil, lemon juice, salt, and pepper powder to the bowl and mix it well.
  • To this salad dressing mixture, add chopped onions, tomatoes, cucumber, potato cubes. Mix it well so that salad dressing is coated well with the veggies.
  • Now add boiled black-eyed peas, chopped cilantro leaves, and sunflower seeds.
  • Mix everything well and serve the black eyed peas salad immediately.