Black-Eyed Peas and Kale Salad √

Serves 4.

Note: In addition to being the perfect side dish for a New Year's ham, this simple, fresh and hearty salad can also serve as a healthy main dish. From Meredith Deeds.

• 2 tbsp. olive oil

• 1 1/2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar

• 1 1/2 tbsp. Dijon mustard

• 2 tsp. honey

• 1/4 tsp. salt

• 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper

2 bunches (about 1 lb.) kale (such as Tuscan variety), center ribs and stems removed, leaves torn into bite-sized pieces

• 1 (15-oz.) can black-eyed peas, drained and rinsed

• 1/4 c. diced red onion

• 2 roasted red peppers (from jar), diced


In a large salad bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, mustard, honey, salt and pepper.

Add the kale, black-eyed peas, onion and red peppers to the bowl, and toss to combine.