Braden Family Cookbook
Often seen names
/revised 06 26 09
red wine vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
TBSP (or to taste) hot sauce, remember Crystal is milder than
or 1 Serrano chili (stemmed & seeded) - finely chopped
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
(add more if you like)
clove garlic, minced (optional - not in original recipe)
salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
15.5 oz. Cans of black-eyed peas, rinsed and drained (or, if you can
really cook, cook up 4 cups of either fresh or dried black-eyed peas, you
want 4 cups of cooked beans!
medium red or purple onion, finely sliced
- 1/2 red
bell pepper, cored , seeded & finely chopped (about the size of the peas)
- Enough curly lettuce to line a platter to
serve the salad on.
Whisk first six ingredients
in a large bowl; add peas and the next three ingredients, toss to coat peas.
Cover and chill at least 2 hours. Serve
on a lettuce lined platter. Makes 6
cups or about 10 - 12 servings.