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Fun Summer Fiesta Salad Recipe
by Original Author: Casey Jarding, Franklin County | Adapted for Blog: Torrie Smith, Van Buren County
This Fiesta Salad recipe is perfect to have on a hot, summer day. It is delicious and packed full of nutritious ingredients. The recipe is versatile because you can swap out the black-eyed peas for your favorite legume or bean. Might I recommend trying it with edamame! You can also add more fresh vegetables from your garden or local farmers market. This salad is sure to add a little fiesta to your summer cookouts.
- 1 (15-ounce) can unsalted black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed
- 1 (15-ounce) can unsalted whole-kernel corn, drained and rinsed
- ½ cup chopped green pepper
- ½ - 1 cup chopped onion
- ¼ cup vegetable oil
- ½ cup sugar or equivalent amount artificial sweetener
- ¼ cup vinegar
Makes 8 servings
Serving size: ½ cup
190 Calories, Total Fat 8g, Saturated Fat 1g, Protein 4g, Total Carbohydrate 26g, Dietary Fiber 3g, Sodium 15mg. Excellent source of vitamin C.