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Black-eyed pea and roasted garlic salad

Makes 5 servings
This salad is colourful and full of garlic and dill flavour. Perfect for a lunch or dinner.

Preparation Details

  • Preparation time: 15 minutes
  • Cook time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 large head of garlic
  • 1 can (540 mL/19 oz) black eyed peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 large tomato, chopped
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp) chopped fresh dill or 10 mL (2 tsp) dried dill
  • 1 L (4 cups) mixed spring greens
  • 20 mL (4 tsp) canola oil
  • 30 mL (2 tbsp) lemon juice
  • Freshly ground black pepper (optional)

Directions

  1. In bowl, combine peas, tomato, onions and dill. Squeeze garlic cloves out into pea mixture and discard skins. Stir together to combine. Divide greens onto 4 plates and top with pea mixture.
  2. In small bowl, whisk together oil and lemon juice and spoon some over each salad. Sprinkle with pepper, if using.
  3. Tip: For a stronger garlic flavour, roast another head of garlic and add it to the salad.

Nutritional Information per Serving

  • Serving: 250 mL/1 cup
  • Calories: 159
  • Protein: 7 g
  • Total fat: 5 g
  • Saturated fat: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Carbohydrate: 23 g
  • Fibre: 6 g
  • Sugars: 3 g
  • Sodium: 222 mg
  • Potassium: 569 mg

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Black-eyed pea and roasted garlic salad