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Sylvia Wood's Black-Eye Pea Salad

Sylvia Wood's Black-Eye Pea SaladServe as a dip for baked tortilla chips or as a salad with grilled pork tenderloin.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 1/2 cups Sylvia's canned Black-Eye Peas®, drained*
3/4 cup chopped green bell pepper
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped red onion
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/4 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 garlic clove, minced
1/4 cup vegetable oil
2 tablespoons cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon Sylvia's Hot Sauce®*

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine black-eye peas, bell pepper, celery, red onion, and onion in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. Combine Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, salt, pepper, garlic, vegetable oil, vinegar, and Sylvia's Hot Sauce®; whisk until blended. Pour dressing over black-eye pea mixture, tossing gently to coat. Cover and chill overnight.

Makes 8 (1/2 cup) servings.

*Canned black-eye peas and any brand hot sauce may be substituted for Sylvia's canned Black-Eye Peas® and Sylvia's Hot Sauce®. For that special flavor, look for Sylvia's canned Black-Eye Peas® and Sylvia's Hot Sauce in your local market or order online.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1/8 of recipe; 1/2 cup): Calories: 90; Calories from Fat: 70; Total Fat: 7g; Saturated Fat: 1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 250mg; Total Carbs: 6g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugars: 2g; Protein: 1g.

Exchanges per Serving: 1 Vegetable, 1 1/2 Fats.

Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at