Marinated Black-Eyed Pea Salad


  • 1yellow bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • ½onion, finely chopped
  • 2jalapeno chiles, seeded and finely chopped
  • 4 (15 ounce) cans black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • ½ cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 4 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • Directions

  • Step 1

    Mix the yellow and red peppers, onion, jalapeno chiles, black-eyed peas, parsley, and garlic together in a large bowl.


  • Step 2

    Whisk the red wine vinegar and balsamic vinegar together in a small bowl. Gradually add the olive oil, whisking constantly to thoroughly blend with the vinegars. Stir in the cumin, salt, and black pepper. Pour the dressing over the vegetable mixture, tossing to coat evenly. Cover and refrigerate 3 to 4 hours. Just before serving, stir in the crumbled bacon.

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