In the Southern United States, eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Day is thought to bring prosperity in the new year. This year, try making black-eyed pea salad to bring good luck for 2019! Don’t forget to soak the peas the night before preparing this recipe.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups dried black-eyed peas (about 12 oz.)
  • 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • ¼ cup Champagne vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • ¼ cup malt or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt
  • 1½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 oz. bacon (about 4 slices)
  • 6 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth

For the full recipe, see the Bon Appetit recipe here.

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