Black-Eyed Pea Dip Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Black-Eyed Pea Dip Recipe
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Black-Eyed Pea Dip

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"This is a wonderful, easy dip recipe that looks like a salsa. It's important that it refrigerate at least six hours, You may even let it go overnight so the flavors can blend. It's best with Fritos® Scoops®."

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Original recipe makes 8 servings Change Servings

Directions

  1. Stir the black-eyed peas, green onions, sugar, olive oil, garlic, tomatoes, cilantro, balsamic vinegar, and salt together in a mixing bowl. Mix in jalapeno peppers, if desired. Cover, and refrigerate at least six hours before serving.
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  • PREP 20 mins
  • READY IN 6 hrs 20 mins
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 19, 2010

I made this the first time this New Year's eve. I was going to friends and needed an appetizer to take. Everyone raved (and I only made it an hour before). Then I took it the next week to a football watching party. Again raves. Both women have since then made the recipe themselves, which is a testimony to how good it is. While I am not one to measure, I basically make this recipe as is. Complex flavors with a surprising slight sweet taste (but not too much). Great go-to recipe. Healthy and tasty.

 
Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 04, 2011

This recipe is way too sweet! I would omit the sugar all together, add less oil and put in some red and green pepper.

 

26 Ratings

Sep 23, 2010

Help! I've made this awesome recipe and I can't stop eating it! I couldn't find canned black eyed peas so I used my favorite - black beans - and it is probably just as tasty. I've gotta go now, I need to make more of this tasty recipe!

 
Dec 26, 2011

Just made this for Christmas Eve and it was a great success! Just a few changes...I used a 16oz can of Mexican petite diced tomatoes instead of the chopped Romas. They had jalapeno peppers so did not add any more. I used Splenda instead of 2 T sugar and I added a can of Mexicali corn. Yummy!

 
Aug 10, 2010

So yummy! Every time I make this several people ask for the recipe. I do not add the sugar or salt. I substituted 1 cup italain dressing for the olive oil & vinegar. I also add one can of shoe peg corn (drained.) Enjoy!

 
Jan 03, 2011

this has a lovely flavor, and it hasnt even had a chance to marry in the fridge yet...so im looking forward to trying it after a few hours of sitting. i used a can of diced rotel tomatoes w/ green chilies instead of the fresh tomatoes (didnt have any, though im sure it would be even better with the fresh as suggested). i also added half a can of corn w/ green chilies (just had them left over in the fridge and wanted to use them up :) For folks complaining of it being too sweet...just cut the sugar back a bit, but dont omit it all together...the combination of balsamic vinegar and sugar is what makes it...that and lots of garlic....but give this dish a try...its simple and good! :)

 
Apr 01, 2011

This was very good! I made a few changes to make this a light meal instead of a side dish. I added two boneless/skinless chicken thighs (diced, which I cooked with frozen black eyed peas instead of canned, then I rinsed the black eyes peas and chicken). This would also work with pre-cooked/grilled chicken breast. I also added avocado and sweet corn. I cut the sugar in half, but it was still a little too sweet for me - next time I would use either sweet corn or sugar, but not both. To cut the sweetness and add spice (I didn't have any jalapenos on hand), I added about 1 tsp of hot sauce, some red pepper flakes, and I squeezed some lime juice just before serving. This was yummy, and a beautiful, colorful presentation for an outdoor, summer/spring evening dinner! I also made a kid-friendly batch with no onion, garlic, or peppers, which 2 out of 3 of my kids enjoyed.

 
Jan 03, 2011

We made this dip for New Years this year. It was a huge hit and didn't last long at the party. I added diced avocados which were awesome!! Next time I'll double the recipe. My husband loved it and he hates black eyed peas!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 123 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 12.8 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 7.1 g
  • 11%
  • Fiber
  • 2.3 g
  • 9%
  • Protein
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 235 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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