Recipe by Gumaraid
"I created this salad version of Hoppin John by combining a number of ingredients from other Hoppin John recipes and adding cilantro, tomatillos, and lemon juice for a zesty flavor. The salad is just as good without red pepper for those with discerning palates. Also as an alternative, a favorite hot sauce can be substituted for the red pepper with each individual serving. I like to add a dash of Louisiana-style cayenne pepper sauce to mine."
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
3 (15 ounce) cans
black-eyed peas, drained
celery, cut into 1/4-inch dice
roma (plum) tomatoes, cut into 1/4-inch dice
cucumber, cut into 1/4-inch dice
red onion, cut into 1/4-inch dice
green bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch dice
yellow bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch dice
orange bell pepper, cut into 1/4-inch dice
tomatillos, cut into 1/4-inch dice
red pepper flakes, or to taste
leaves romaine lettuce, or as needed
Excellent recipe, I also added avocado to this! Nice summer salad!
This recipe is so refreshing! I made it according to the recipe,except I opted out of the cucumber, because I don't really like it. This recipe is a great jumping-off point. Next time I make it I might add two grilled chicken breasts cut into bite sized pieces. It might be good with bacon crumbles and shredded cheddar, the possibilities are endless! Thanks, Gumaraid!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Zesty Hoppin John Salad
Serving Size: 1/8 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 8
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 73
Easy recipes for summer get-togethers.
Low-fat, low-carb, paleo, vegan. Get recipes for your lifestyle.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $7.99!
Enjoy Hoppin’ John on New Year’s Day, and it’s good luck all year long!
See how to make an out-of-this-world quinoa salad with a tangy kick!
See how to make a Southwest-style couscous salad with a tangy vinaigrette.