Melissa’s Black-Eyed Pea Salad


  • 1 1/2 cups canned black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained
  • 3/4 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1/2 cup diced celery
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1/4 cup diced yellow onion
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce (optional)


Combine black-eyed peas, green bell pepper, celery, red onion, and yellow onion in a large bowl.

Sign up now and get up to
50% OFF


Whisk vegetable oil, sugar, cider vinegar, garlic, salt, black pepper, and hot pepper sauce together in a bowl.

Pour vinegar mixture over vegetables; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate overnight before serving.