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Grilled Red Pepper and Black Eyed Pea Salad

This colorful Grilled Red Pepper Black Eyed Pea is healthy recipe big on flavor. Sweet grilled peppers, black eyed peas, corn with tomatoes and cilantro. A healthy side dish or light lunch recipe.
Course Salad
Cuisine American
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 164kcal
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  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 15 ounces black eyed peas drained and rinsed
  • 15 ounces kernel corn drained
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1 fresh jalapeno seeded and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped onion
  • 6 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil divided
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro more to taste
  • 1/2 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Heat grill to medium high heat. If you are using a Hamilton Beach Indoor Searing Grill, set to Sear.
  • Cut the bell pepper in half and remove all seeds and membranes. Slice into wedges. Lightly brush the pepper strips with 1 tablespoon of oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.
  • Place the pepper strips on the grill skin side down and close the lid. Cook for about 5 to 7 minutes until the skin is tender and they are slightly charred. Flip them and cook another 5 minutes until they are heated and tender.
  • Remove and let cool.
  • While the peppers are grilling, combine all other ingredients. Once the peppers are cool, chop them and add to the black eyed pea mixture.
  • Salt and pepper to taste and serve at room temperature.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 204mg | Potassium: 379mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 860IU | Vitamin C: 33mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 2.1mg