6 Healthy And Flavourful Dishes To Make From Black-Eyed Pea
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Just like chickpeas and pigeon peas, Black Eyed Peas are also a very delicious variety of beans that are perfect for making different types of soups, stews, salads, and whatnot. In many parts of the world, Black-eyed peas are a very important part of the New Year's Day celebration, and people like to make different types of dishes using black-eyed peas. 

One of the biggest advantages of consuming black peas is the high protein content that one gets. It is also extremely fibrous, which makes it great for digestion. Here is a list of some top dishes that one can make at home by using black-eyed peas.

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* Black Eyed Pea Salad

Making a salad from black-eyed peas is one of the easiest things to do. It can be served both hot and cool and is the perfect salad for heavy meals. It is simply made by boiling some overnight soaked black-eyed peas and then mixing them with finely chopped tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, bell peppers, and any other vegetable that one would like to add. On top of it, one can sprinkle some salt, black pepper, and lime juice. It can also be used to make a salad bowl by adding some boiled rice, sweetcorn, and black-eyed pea salad to make it a fulfilling meal.

* Chilli Roasted Black Eyed Pea

Chilli-roasted black-eyed peas are one of the best dishes; they are crispy, flavourful, and a great snacking option. It is also quite easy to make, and one has to simply take some boiled black-eyed peas and then roast them in a pan by using some chilli powder, cumin powder and a little bit of salt that will give a very nice coat to the black-eyed peas. One doesn't have to use any kind of vegetable oil. One can add a little bit of water for that moisture and cook everything until the beans absorb all the spices properly.

* Black Eyed Pea Dip

If one is tired of eating their regular dips and wants to eat something different, then trying a black-eyed pea dip is a great idea. This is a cheesy and extremely dense dip that can be paired with different types of chips, breads, and snacks. It is made by using boiled black-eyed peas, spices like black pepper, salt, red chilli powder, and cumin seed powder, along with a little bit of water. All these ingredients are mixed in a blender to make a very fine paste. Inside this mixture, one can add some cheese and a little bit of lime juice. This dip can be prepared in under 10 minutes and served with different types of snacks.

* Stuffed Bell Peppers

Making stuffed bell peppers from different types of stuffing is not unheard of. One can make some delicious stuffed bell peppers by taking any bell pepper choice and making it hollow. Now, inside, one can fill it with black-eyed peas, a lot of shredded cheese, onions, tomatoes, and carrots. All of this has to be sprinkled with black pepper, salt and lime juice. It can be put inside the microwave or grilled on top of a griller so that it becomes soft yet remains crunchy. It is a vegetarian delight that can be consumed as a starter or even as a main course by adding some solid source of protein.

* Black Eyed Pea Instant Pot

Black-eyed pea instant pot is one of the most delicious recipes that can be made, and it is also quite easy for me. One has to make a very subtle stew by taking some water and mixing herbs like thyme, basil, and rosemary inside the water. Now, one can add some salt and black-eyed peas along with carrots, spring onions, tomatoes, and bell peppers. To incorporate some heaviness, one can add some nicely seasoned ham. All the mixture should be cooked on low flame until everything becomes soft. For the final touch, one can add some black pepper, salt, and cumin seed powder. This is a very flavourful one-pot recipe that is perfect for the days when one doesn't want to eat anything heavy.

* Southern Style Salad

Southern-style salad is a very fancy salad recipe that uses croutons, avocados, cottage cheese, boiled eggs, black-eyed peas, and a lot of lettuce leaves. It is one step ahead of regular salads and is perfect when one wants to make an extravagant and splendid salad for a special occasion. One can make a simple yet delicious salad topping by taking some mayonnaise and olive oil and adding a bit of mustard sauce and honey to the mixture. This topping can be drizzled all over the salad, and it should be served fresh