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Turkish Black-eyed Pea Salad with Pomegranate, Walnuts and Za’atar Dressing

Who wouldn't enjoy this colorful and flavorful Turkish Black-eyed Pea Salad with Pomegranate, Walnuts and Za’atar Dressing? It has all the goodness and the health benefits that we all need in this fast-paced world!

Serves: 4


For the salad:

  • 4 cups cooked and drained black-eyed peas
  • 1 bunch scallions, chopped ( both white and green parts)
  • 1/2 cup broken walnuts, toasted
  • 1/2 cup fresh pomegranate seeds
  • 1 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • lettuce or radicchio leaves
  • 1 - 2 teaspoons Za’atar spice blend
For the dressing:
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate juice
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • Juice of 3 large lemons
  • 2 teaspoons mild grainy mustard
  • pinch salt
  • pinch cumin


To prepare the dressing:
  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the pomegranate juice, olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, salt and pepper to combine.

For the salad:

  1. In a separate large bowl, place the drained, cooked black-eyed peas, scallions, toasted walnuts, pomegranate seeds and parsley.
  2. Stir carefully to avoid crushing the pomegranate seeds.
  3. Pour dressing over salad, stirring once more before serving.
  4. Serve the salad in a lettuce or radicchio cup and dust the top with the Za’atar spice blend.


Click here to buy Za'atar spice blend and other herbs and spices


Source: Vegalicious


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