Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas
Prep Time
10 Mins
Cook Time
30 Mins
Chill Time
2 Hours
Makes 8 servings

Savor a salad version of the traditional Southern black-eyed pea-and-rice dish that is often served on New Year's Day to ensure good luck in the coming year. 

How to Make It

Step 1

Prepare rice according to package directions. Meanwhile, cook peas and 1 tsp. salt in water to cover in a large saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring often, 30 minutes or until tender; drain.

Step 2

Whisk together lemon juice, next 4 ingredients, and remaining 1 tsp. salt in a large bowl. Stir in peas, rice, celery, parsley, and mint until blended. Cover and chill 2 hours. Season with salt to taste.