Cooking Demo: Black Eyed Pea Salad

Clemson Cooperative Extension | July 30, 2020

In partnership with Clemson Cooperative Extension, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, and Healthy Blue South Carolina, we bring you this healthy recipe. For FREE online classes with more recipes like this, register here: For more information about the Expanded Food and Nutrition Program at Clemson Cooperative Extension, visit

Black-Eyed Pea Salad


1 medium cucumber
1 can black-eyed peas
1 can diced tomatoes
2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar or Italian dressing


  1. Wash your hands.
  2. Slice or cube cucumber and place in a medium-sized bowl.
  3. Drain black eyed peas and diced tomatoes, and add to the bowl.
  4. Add balsamic vinegar or Italian dressing.
  5. Stir ingredients.
  6. Chill before serving.

Lauren Wright works with both the HYPE Project and Let’s Go! SC. She is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Human Nutrition at Winthrop University. Previously, she earned her BA in Political Science at the University of Florida and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Rwanda.


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