Black-Eyed Pea Caviar

Black-Eyed Pea Caviar


"This appetizer is excellent for a holiday party, such as New Year's Eve. Prepare this recipe a day ahead, and let the flavors mellow."


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Original recipe yields 36 servings


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  1. COMBINE all ingredients in a medium-size bowl; stir well. Cover and chill for several hours. Serve at room temperature with pita chips.
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  • Reprinted with permission of Southern Living(R) magazine. All rights reserved.
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  1. 18 Ratings


Where I am from we call this Texas Caviar and Yankees don't like it as much as Southerners do! I sometimes slice a baguette and bake at 350 for 6-8 minutes to "scoop up" the caviar. I usually m...

Yummmy!!! Makes a great bean salad, i added lemon, mustard powder, sumac and it was WONDERFUL!!!!Thanks

Abolutely wonderful. Tasty, attractive in its own way..My guests loved it over the Holidays. And the flavors only get better with time. Some chopping so parents may want to help younger kids ...

This was great! Will sure make again!

I really didnt like this too much. It was rather dry, maybe with a different type of bean it could have been better? The black black eyed peas came canned in this pink slim, which after I rinsed...

I served this as a Christmas appetizer & everyone loved it. My grandmother even asked me for the recipe.. isn't it supposed to be the other way around? =) I changed it a little bit though. I di...

I really loved this recipe as did all my guests at our christmas party. I like everyone else had to make a few minor changes, I added corn and chopped fresh jalapenos (here in San Antonio we add...

We LOVED this recipe!!! The flavor was great and I will be making it again and again. The only thing I changed was to not add the green pepper and the vinegar.

I really enjoyed this recipe! I had to substitute Dijon mustard because i had no coarse grain mustard on hand and this worked well. I also added couscous to make it a bit of a more hefty s...