Black eyed peas and corn salad

Written by: Shanthi Muthuvel

Simple salad with black eyed peas and corn kernels, onion, tomato, red bell pepper with lime dressing. Healthy salad that can satisfy large crowds.

Black eyed peas and corn salad

Ingredients:

      • 1 cup – Black eyed peas
      • 1/2 cup – Corn kernels (frozen or fresh)
      • 1 no – Tomato (chopped)
      • 1 no – Onion (chopped)
      • 1/4 cup – Red bell pepper
      • 2 tbsp – Coriander leaves for garnishing

For dressing:

      • 1 tbsp – Olive oil
      • 1/2 tbsp – Lime juice (as needed)
      • 1 no – Garlic (roasted and minced)
      • Salt and pepper powder as needed

Black eyed peas and corn salad process

Black eyed peas and corn salad

Preparation method:

  1. Pressure cook black eye peas until well cooked. Set side.
  2. Cook corn kernels in enough water until well cooked. Set side.
  3. Roast red bell pepper, onion and garlic in a panini making grill for 3 to 4 mins (as shown in the picture) or until 3/4 done. No need to cook them completely. Allow them to cool and chop them finely. Set side.
  4. Now coming to dressing, take a small bowl, add in olive oil, lime juice, minced garlic, salt and pepper powder, mix well together and set side.
  5. Take a large mixing bowl, add in cooked black eyed peas, corn kernels, chopped tomato, red bell pepper, onion and coriander leaves, gently mix well everything together.
  6. Finally pour the dressing on top before serving and once again mix well, serve immediately.

Black eyed peas and corn salad

Notes:

  • You can completely avoid step no:3, instead you can use everything raw red bell pepper, onion and even garlic. 

Black eyed peas and corn salad

5 comments:

  1. Colorful and healthy salad...
    VEry beautiful click Shanthi...

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  2. Fresh,crisp and interesting salad version

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  3. love the idea of grilling veggies before adding to the salad...healthy and delicious salad for sure..

    http://preetyskitchen.blogspot.com/

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  4. Healthy & colorful salad dear :) Lovely shots !!

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  5. lovely salad.. Very high in protein and right color mix

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